Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders: A Family Favorite

There’s something universally appealing about chicken tenders. Maybe it’s the crispy, golden breading or the tender, flavorful meat inside. Whatever it is, my Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders recipe has become a family favorite for a reason. This dish is perfect for those who seek the comfort of a home-cooked meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders: A Family Favorite
Born out of my love for comforting yet easy-to-prepare meals, this recipe promises to deliver on taste without compromising on health. Whether you’re feeding a family or looking for a simple and satisfying meal, these chicken tenders will not disappoint.
  • 1 lb chicken tenderloins,
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs,
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese,
  • 1 tsp garlic powder,
  • 1 tsp onion powder,
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika,
  • 1/2 tsp salt,
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper,
  • 2 large eggs,
Preheat Oven and Prepare Baking Sheet

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.

Combine Dry Ingredients

In a shallow dish, mix together panko breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.

Prepare Egg Wash

In another shallow dish, whisk the eggs until well beaten.

Coat the Chicken Tenders

Dip each chicken tender first into the egg wash, then into the breadcrumb mixture, making sure to coat well. Place the coated tenders on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake to Perfection

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the breading is golden and crispy.

Final words

I hope you enjoy making and savoring these Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders as much as my family does. They serve as a delightful main dish that pairs well with your favorite sides, be it a fresh green salad or creamy mashed potatoes. Thank you for reading, and good luck with your cooking! Don’t forget to explore other recipes on my site for more tasty inspiration.


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