|

The Best Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Goujons

If you’re looking for a fantastic, crispy chicken dish that can be made in the oven, look no further than these amazing chicken goujons! They’re simple to make and cook up quickly, making them perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Plus, they’re sure to please even the pickiest of eaters! give them a try tonight!

easy chicken goujons oven baked
Easy Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Goujons With Salad

What are goujons?

Goujons are small, finger-shaped pieces of meat or fish. They are often used as appetizers or in main dishes. Goujons can be made from chicken, pork, beef, or fish. They can be fried, baked, or grilled. In this recipe, they are oven baked and are super tasty.

Can you freeze cooked chicken goujons?

Cooked chicken goujons can be frozen for up to 3 months. Place them in a freezer-safe bag or container and label them with the date. When ready to eat, defrost overnight in the fridge before reheating.

How long do cooked chicken goujons last in the fridge?

Cooked chicken goujons will last in the fridge for up to 3 days. Store them in a covered container or plastic bag. When ready to eat, reheat until piping hot.

What can I serve with chicken goujons?

Chicken goujons are often served as an appetizer or main dish. They can be served with dipping sauces, salads, vegetables, or rice. Sweet Potato Fries would go well with this dish.

chicken goujons with salad

What to do with chicken breasts

Chicken breasts are versatile cuts of chicken that can be used in a variety of recipes. One popular way to prepare chicken breasts is to create chicken goujons. chicken goujons are chicken strips that are coated in breadcrumbs and then baked in the oven.

They are a great option for a mid-week dinner because they are quick and easy to make. Plus, they can be served with a variety of sides, such as roasted potatoes or steamed vegetables. If you’re looking for an easy chicken breast recipe, then this is the recipe for you. So next time you’re wondering what to do with chicken breasts, consider making chicken goujons. They’re sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Ingredients

You will need:

  • 4 120g Chicken Breasts – Free-range if possible
  • 200 g Pesto – Choose any pesto you like, I used my homemade Rocket Pesto
  • 2 lrg Pieces of dried bread or Pitta – Grated into breadcrumbs
  • 1 lrg Egg

CHICKEN GOUJONS TOP TIPS

The pesto has all the flavouring, so there is no need to add additional seasoning, but you can if you want to.

No need to have a separate bowl for the egg as it will be all mixed in together with the chicken and pesto.

If you’ve no breadcrumbs available, place a few pieces of sliced bread or pitta bread in the oven for 5 minutes until it’s dried out. Leave to cool and process into breadcrumbs by using a food processor or a grater.

Cut the chicken breasts lengthways and into strips of 1cm.

Chicken goujons don’t take look to cook. They take about 22 minutes but make sure you turn them halfway through baking.

Homemade recipe for chicken goujons

  • Preheat the oven to 180°c fan/200°c/400°f/gas 6
  • Slice the chicken breasts lengths ways into 1cm strips. Place them in a bowl with the pesto and mix thoroughly. Add the beaten egg and mix. Keep to one side.
  • Process the bread in a food processor or grater to resemble breadcrumbs. If you’ve no dried bread, place it in the oven to crisp up and leave to cool, then process into breadcrumbs.
  • Scatter the breadcrumbs on a plate or tray and fully coat the chicken strips one at a time and place them on a baking tray.
  • Bake in the oven for about 22 minutes, turning halfway until golden brown and cooked through.
easy crispy chicken goujons oven baked

The Best Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Goujons

Rachel
Crispy tender oven baked chicken goujons, an easy mid-week feast!
No ratings yet – be the first to rate and comment on this recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 196 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 4 120g Chicken Breasts (Free-range if possible)
  • 200 g Pesto (Basil or Rocket)
  • 2 lrg Pieces of dried bread (Grated into breadcrumbs)
  • 1 lrg Eggs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°c fan/200°c/400°f/gas 6
  • Slice the chicken breasts lengths ways into 1cm strips. Place them in a bowl with the pesto and mix thoroughly. Add the beaten egg and mix. Keep to one side.
  • Process the bread in a food processor or grater to resemble breadcrumbs. If you've no dried bread, place it in the oven to crisp up and leave to cool, then process into breadcrumbs.
  • Scatter the breadcrumbs on a plate or tray and fully coat the chicken strips one at a time and place them on a baking tray.
  • Bake in the oven for about 22 minutes, turning halfway until golden brown and cooked through.
Get your ingredients deliveredCheck out Ocado! Save 25% on your first order + 3 months free unlimited deliveries. Enter VOU7389477 at checkout

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 3gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 472mgPotassium: 5mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1010IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword chicken breast, chicken marinade
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was! or tag @rachelsrecipepantry on Instagram and hashtag #rachelsrecipepantry Thank you!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating