Quick Maple Dijon Chicken Tenders and Veggies Recipe


In just 10 minutes, you're going to learn how to take a classic meal to the next level. This Quick Maple Dijon Chicken Tenders and Veggies Recipe by Chef Sasha Sincic is made with delicious panko bread crumbs and a maple dijon mustard sauce mixed into the batter and drizzled over the baked vegetables. No matter who you're cooking for, they'll be reaching for seconds faster than it took you to watch this recipe. To make this meal, you'll need a sheet pan, cutting board, knife, chicken tenders, maple syrup, panko bread crumbs, dijon mustard, mayonnaise, all-purpose flour, canola oil cooking spray, zester, aluminum foil, carrots, and fennel bulbs. Check out Sasha's recommendations and reviews for some of these ingredients below. If you're looking for more tips on how to make this dish perfect, watch Sasha's How-To videos for expert advice.


  • 1 lbs. Chicken Tenders, Trader Joe’s Organic Tenders
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs, Trader Joe’s Panko
  • 1 tbs. Dijon mustard, Grey Poupon
  • 2 tbs Maple syrup, Trader Joe’s Organic Maple Syrup
  • 1 tbs Mayo, Hellman’s Mayo
  • 2 tbs flour, Pillsbury All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika, McCormick Paprika
  • Salt and pepper, 
  • Spray oil, Pam Canola Oil Blend


  1. Heat oven to 420 degrees, and place panko crumbs on a lined sheet pan. 
  2. Spray lightly with oil.
  3. Place in oven and toast until lightly browned (only a few minutes).
  4. Set aside once finished. 
  5. In a bowl mix maple, mayo, Dijon, flour, and spices to make a batter.
  6. Dip tenders in batter one at a time to coat, then coat in toasted panko. Spread onto a baking sheet and place in oven. 
  7. Bake until cooked 165 degrees internally (about 20 minutes). 
  8. While chicken tenders bake, make maple mustard sauce by combining ¼ cup maple syrup with ¼ cup Dijon. 
  9. Garnish with Parsley and Maple Mustard on the side.

Sasha Sincic is The Fierce Foodie, a private meal prep Chef transitioning from a corporate environment to focus on her lifelong passion for cooking and creating. After leaving her sales job to pursue a career in food, Sasha landed on the Today Show and eventually cooking competitions. Since then, she has started her own Private Chef Company cooking for families for over three years.


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