Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders are the ultimate comfort food, combining the crispy goodness of fried chicken tenders with the rich flavors of Parmesan cheese. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend family meal.


  • 1 pound of chicken tenders
  • 1 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. In another bowl, beat the eggs.
  4. Dip each chicken tender into the beaten eggs, then coat them with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  5. Place the coated chicken tenders on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Lightly spray the tenders with cooking spray to help them brown in the oven.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken tenders are golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

These Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders are a healthier alternative to traditional fried tenders, but they’re just as delicious and satisfying. The combination of crispy breadcrumbs and savory Parmesan cheese makes every bite irresistible. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce, and watch them disappear!

Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 320, Fat – 12g, Carbohydrates – 20g, Protein – 30g

Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders are a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer, snack, or main course, these tenders are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. So, go ahead and try this easy and delicious recipe today!

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