Oven Baked Cornflake Chicken Tenders with Dijon Mustard Sauce

Crispy Baked Cornflake Chicken Tenders

Crispy Baked Cornflake Chicken Tenders made without added fat are the perfect low-calorie, quick and HEALTHY family meal. Served with homemade Honey Dijon Sauce, these tenders are delicious gameday finger food too.
Course Main Course
Cuisine International
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author Natalie


  • 2 ½ cups cornflakes , crushed
  • ½ cup whole grain flour
  • 1 lb (400 g) chicken fillet (skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves)
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic granules (or garlic powder)
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the Honey Dijon Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey or syrup
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar or lemon juice


  1. In two separate bowls prepare flour and eggs slightly beaten. In a third bowl, combine the crushed corn flakes, garlic, and paprika and cayenne pepper.

  2. Cut chicken fillet into thin strips. Sprinkle with salt.
  3. Dip chicken strips into flour, then into eggs; roll in crumb cornflake mixture to coat.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Put baking paper into baking pan.
  5. Arrange chicken strips onto baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until nicely golden.
  6. Serve immediately with sauce and side dish of your choice.
  7. For the Honey Dijon Sauce: Mix all ingredients in a deep bowl until well combined.

Recipe Notes

Cayenne pepper is very spicy, so omit if you're serving chicken tenders to children or people with sensitive stomach.