Honey Buffalo Chicken Fingers with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce - sweet and spicy, these chicken tenders will be devoured in no time! Baked in the oven, they have a perfectly crisp outside and tender, juice inside all while being a bit healthier for you. An easy homemade blue chip served on the side pairs perfectly with these.
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Honey Buffalo Chicken Fingers with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Sweet and spicy, these chicken tenders will be devoured in no time! Baked in the oven, they have a perfectly crisp outside and tender, juice inside all while being a bit healthier for you. An easy homemade blue cheese dipping sauce served on the side pairs perfectly with these.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken fingers, honey buffalo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Vanessa

Ingredients

  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 large egg , beaten
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp butter , melted
  • 3/4 cup Franks red hot sauce
  • 1/3 cup liquid honey

For the Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 3 tbsp blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 tbsp parsley , roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with foil, place wire rack (like one you would use to cool cookies) over top and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a shallow bowl stir together the flour, salt, paprika and garlic powder. In another shallow bowl beat together the egg and water. Put the panko breadcrumbs in a third shallow bowl.
  • Dredge chicken strips first in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, then roll in the panko breadcrumbs until thoroughly coated. Place on wire rack of prepared baking sheet. 
  • Spray coated chicken strips with cooking spray, place in oven and bake for 11 minutes. Flip the chicken fingers, then spray again with cooking spray and bake for another 11 minutes. Coating should be a nice golden brown in colour. If not, turn on broil and broil for 1-2 minutes per side until coating is crispy and golden brown - watch carefully so they do not burn!
  • While chicken fingers are cooking prepare the honey buffalo sauce by mixing together the melted butter, Franks red hot sauce and honey. In a large bowl, toss cooked chicken fingers with sauce until coated. Serve hot with blue cheese dipping sauce.

For the Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

  • In a small bowl mix together all the dipping sauce ingredients. Cover and store in fridge until ready to use.