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Cashew Sesame Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

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These delicious cashew and sesame coated chicken tenders are easy, delicious, and healthy!! Bonus: totally kid friendly!!


  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 3/4 inch thickness
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 tablespoons plain bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/3 cup cashews
  • Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Instructions

  • Cut chicken into strips. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium high heat 1-2 minutes each side or just until each side is slightly browned. Remove from heat and set aside. Preheat oven to 400.
  • Finely chop cashews and mix together with bread crumbs, sesame seeds, salt, and pepper. Place mixture in a bowl. Put flour in another another bowl and beaten eggs in a third bowl. Dip chicken strips into egg, coating both sides, then dip into flour, then egg mixture one more time, then finally toss in the cashew-sesame mixture.
  • Place chicken tenders on a greased baking sheet at least 1 inch apart. Bake 15-20 minutes or until chicken is white all the way through. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.
  • While chicken tenders are cooking, prepare the sauce. Whisk together all ingredients and let sit at room temperature until ready to serve.
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