Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders are a delightful treat that will satisfy both kids and adults. These tender, juicy chicken strips are coated in a golden, crispy crust that’s baked to perfection. Whether you’re serving them as a snack, party appetizer, or a main course, these chicken tenders are sure to please.


  • 1 pound chicken tenders
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs and milk.
  4. Dip each chicken tender into the egg mixture, allowing excess to drip off, then coat it with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  5. Place the coated chicken tenders on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, turning once, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is golden brown and crispy.
  7. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauces.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders are a crowd-pleasing dish that’s easy to make and perfect for any occasion.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 320, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 30g.

These Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders are not only delicious but also healthier than traditional fried chicken tenders. The combination of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese creates a satisfying crunch, while the spices add a burst of flavor. Serve them as an appetizer at your next gathering or as a family-friendly dinner option. Either way, they’ll disappear fast, so make sure to prepare plenty. Enjoy this simple and tasty recipe!

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