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Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe

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Crunchy, beautifully golden baked chicken tenders, this Oven Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe will be loved by both kids and adults equally!
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:30 mins




  • 3 Small Bowls
  • Tongs
  • baking sheet
  • Aluminum Sheet
  • Instant Read Thermometer
  • Oven


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast tenders or whole breast cut into strips
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • Using 3 small bowls, fill one bowl with flour, 1 bowl with egg (whisked) and the last bowl with the bread crumbs
  • Rinse chicken tenders and pat dry with a paper towel
  • Using tongs, pick up 1 tender and place in flour to coat. Remove and shake off excess flour. Now give it a quick dunk in the egg and remove. Then place in breadcrumbs to coat well. Do this with each tender.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray. Lay out coated chicken tenders on baking sheet.
  • Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes until tenders are golden brown. Be sure to check for doneness with an instant read thermometer. Internal temperature should be 165 degrees F.
  • Using your favorite sauce such as ranch dressing, barbecue sauce, honey mustard, etc., for dipping and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 96IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken tenders, chicken tenders, flaky chicken crust
Servings: 4
Calories: 367kcal