Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders

Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders

Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders are the ultimate comfort food. They are perfect for a family dinner or as a game-day snack. These tenders are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with flavor. You won’t believe they’re baked, not fried!


  • 1 pound of chicken tenders
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 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 bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the eggs.
  4. Dip each chicken tender into the egg mixture, then coat it with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing the breadcrumbs onto the chicken 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 and crisp up in the oven.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken tenders are golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders are a healthier alternative to fried chicken tenders, but they are just as delicious and satisfying. They are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or for serving a crowd during a party or game day. The combination of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese gives them a delightful crunch, while the seasonings add a burst of flavor. Make these chicken tenders once, and they’ll become a family favorite!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Protein: 25g

These Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders are a crowd-pleaser and are sure to become a staple in your kitchen. The best part is that they are baked, not fried, so you can enjoy them guilt-free. Whether you’re serving them as a main course or a snack, they are bound to be a hit. Try this recipe today and savor the crispy goodness of these chicken tenders!

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