Chicken Tenders Recipe

Easy Chicken Tenders Recipe

From most popular chicken recipes, chicken tenders are one of the best recipes I have ever made. Who doesn’t want the most delicious chicken tender ever? These are perfectly crunchy, juicy, flavorful, and mouth-watering.

To make the crispier chicken tenders use the trick of double frying and you will enjoy it a lot. All ages will love this delicious recipe. Baked chicken tenders are a healthier option than deep-fried chicken with no excessive oil and would be crispy from the outside and juicy from the inside.

These crispy breaded chicken fingers are best for the kid’s lunchbox menu, elders will also love these crispy chicken tenders and demands to repeat this dish. Nobody wants to miss this because it’s so easy and tasty in every bite. After making this recipe at your home in the very easiest way you’ll never go back for frozen nuggets ever again.

What are Chicken tenders?

Chicken tenders or tenderloins also named chicken fingers are derived from the chicken breast or inner breast muscle commonly the pectoralis minor, which is a more tendered part of the chicken. Tenderloins are far smaller and much thinner than chicken breast and the size of the tenderloins are half of the chicken breast.

How to make your own chicken tenders?

If chicken tenders are not present separately in the grocery stores, no need to worry about that, just buy a boneless, skinless chicken breast piece and cut it lengthwise about ½ inch thick.

Chicken Tenders Recipe


3 eggs

2 chicken fillets

2 cloves garlic

1 tbsp parsley

2 tbsp corn starch

4 tbsp all-purpose flour

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp paprika

1tsp garlic powder

1tsp onion powder

Vegetable oil for frying


Marination process:

Start the marination process of the chicken tenders or tenderloins, add buttermilk, paprika powder, crushed garlic cloves, parsley, black pepper, and salt, add 1tbsp vegetable oil mix all ingredients gently then combine with chicken fillets and let them marinate overnight for best results.

Make the breading:

After the marination process makes the breading for chicken tenders combine the all-purpose flour, corn starch, garlic powder, onion powder, and parsley, and mix all breading nicely. And add eggs in a separate bowl as well for best coating. If you don’t want to use flour you can try parmesan breadcrumbs for a crispier and crunchy taste.

Chicken Coating:

Dip chicken in the egg mixture, take a plastic bag, and add the dry mixture in a bag add one by one chicken strips in a bag and shake well so all the dry mixture sticks very well. Once the bread has been done then place all chicken strips into a tray and let it rest for 15 minutes so the breading remains stick during frying.

Frying Chicken:

Heat the oil in a pan add the chicken tenders in hot oil and avoid crowding the pan, and cook until it turns the color into golden brown. After draining, use paper towels to absorb extra oil.

Baking Process:

And if you want to bake the chicken put the chicken tenders in a baking tray and spray oil on the tenders, and bake them for 10 minutes on each side until it turns its color to a golden brown.

Serve with dipping sauce, everyone loves them.

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