Oven Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

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Floyd King Modified: March 23, 2022
Oven Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

How To Make Oven Fried Chicken Tenders

Sink your teeth into these crispy, oven-fried chicken tenders that’s coated in sweet-nutty coconut flakes, for a more unique and tasteful dish!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 5tbspunsalted butter
  • 12chicken tenders,boneless skinless, cut into strips
  • cupflour
  • 2tspsea salt
  • 2tspgarlic powder
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 1tspsmoked paprika
  • 1tspblack pepper
  • 2large eggs
  • 2tbspmilk
  • 1cuppanko breadcrumbs
  • ½cupsweetened coconut,shredded, or crushed Cornflakes
  • 1tspdried basil
  • 1tspdried parsley


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Place the butter on a large rimmed baking tray and melt in the oven for a few minutes. Remove baking tray once butter is melted.

  3. In a large zip-top freezer bag, combine the flour, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika and pepper. Add the chicken and shake well to coat, pressing through the bag. Set aside.

  4. In a shallow bowl, add the eggs and beat lightly with the milk; set aside. In another shallow bowl, combine the coconut, Panko crumbs, and dried basil and parsley.

  5. Dip each chicken piece in the egg mixture, then coat well into the panko mixture, pressing down to make sure the coating sticks. Place the chicken onto the baking tray.

  6. Bake for 12 minutes, using tongs to carefully flip chicken. Bake for another 6 to 8 minutes, depending on how thick the chicken pieces are.

  7. Finish by broiling for 1 to 2 minutes, or until chicken turns golden and crispy.

  8. Remove the chicken and pat with paper towels.

  9. Enjoy immediately, served with favorite dipping sauce!


  • Calories: 511.37kcal
  • Fat: 30.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.28g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.45g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.00g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 1.16g
  • Protein: 24.90g
  • Cholesterol: 105.88mg
  • Sodium: 703.39mg
  • Calcium: 53.13mg
  • Potassium: 377.02mg
  • Iron: 2.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 59.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.43mg
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