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Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe

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How To Make Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Experience a satisfying crunch with every bite of these baked chicken tenders. Pair it with a rich and creamy honey mustard sauce for a sweet-spicy taste.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Chicken:

  • lbsboneless skinless chicken breasts,sliced into even strips
  • ½cupall-purpose flour
  • tspgarlic powder
  • 2tspsalt
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 2largeeggs
  • cupscornflakes,finely crushed
  • 1tbspdried parsley
  • light olive oil cooking spray

For Honey Mustard Sauce:

  • ½cupplain Greek yogurt
  • tbsphoney
  • 3tbsplight mayonnaise
  • tbspdijon mustard
  • tbspyellow mustard,prepared
  • tsplemon juice
  • salt,to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large oven safe cooling rack with olive oil spray and set on a large rimmed baking sheet, set aside.

  2. In a shallow dish whisk together flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper. 

  3. In a separate shallow dish whisk together eggs until well blended.

  4. To a third separate dish add crushed cornflakes or panko, stir in parsley. 

  5. Working with one chicken strip at a time, dredge both sides well in flour. Transfer to eggs coat both sides. 

  6. Transfer to cornflake mixture and press into cornflakes, flip and coat opposite side while pressing well to get them to stick well. 

  7. Transfer to wire cooling rack on the baking sheet, repeat process with remaining chicken.

  8. Spray each piece lightly with olive oil cooking spray. Bake in preheated until center registers 165 degrees F on the thickest piece for about 15 to 20 minutes. 

  9. Cool several minutes, season with more salt if needed.

  10. For the dipping sauce, stir together all ingredients in a small mixing bowl while seasoning lightly with salt to taste.

  11. Cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


  • Calories: 444.02kcal
  • Fat: 10.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.41g
  • Fiber: 1.98g
  • Sugar: 13.15g
  • Protein: 39.56g
  • Cholesterol: 177.57mg
  • Sodium: 604.11mg
  • Calcium: 52.69mg
  • Potassium: 597.07mg
  • Iron: 10.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 193.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.55mg
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