Chicken goujons are so easy to make and they don't have to be covered in breadcrumbs, we have loads of different coatings for our chicken goujons. Our top favourite chicken goujon meals are
You can coat your homemade chicken goujons with, breadcrumbs flavoured with a hard cheese like parmesan, dried herbs, desiccated coconut, to pack that extra punch. Don’t just stick to breadcrumbs to coat your chicken strips try other coating such as gluten free panko crumbs. crushed tortilla chips and cornflakes! If you don't have crumbs available, try a simple flour and spice mix or a light batter. Don’t be afraid to create your own signature crumb mix to coat your strips of chicken
Chicken goujons are simply chicken breasts cut into strips and coated in a crispy coating, so to make your goujons slice your chicken breasts diagonally into strips.
To coat the chicken goujons you will need to dip the goujons first in flour, then in beaten egg, or egg white and finally coat them in your chosen coating. I always set my coatings up in a line, flour then egg, then breadcrumbs to keep the process simple.
The advantage of making homemade chicken goujons is you can choose how to cook them, either fry them for a decadent treat or bake them in the oven with a light spray of oil for a healthy option.
Our top 5 Chicken Goujon recipes
This recipe has oven baked chicken goujons, coated in a mixture of breadcrumbs and herbs. These breaded chicken goujons are served in a tortilla wrap with roasted tomatoes salad leaves and sliced avocados and topped with a garlic and parmesan mayonnaise. To finish the meal the goujon wraps is served with spiced sweet potato chips.
A great way to add extra flavour to your goujons is to marinated the goujons overnight before coating them. These delicious southern fried goujons are marinated in lemon, mustard and paprika overnight and then coated in a mixture of chilli powder, oregano, sage, thyme, garlic, ground ginger, mustard paprika and flour. The goujons are oven baked till golden brown and served with a red cabbage, red onions, celery, apple, pear, peanut, and jalapeno slaw dressed in a lemon and coriander dressing. These chicken goujons and slaw are served with a sour cream mayo and chipotle cream.