EXTRA Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

  • Author: Karen Collins
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 heaped tbsp Butter
  • 1oz / 30g freshly grated Parmesan (see notes)
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups / 75g Panko Breadcrumbs (see notes)
  • 1 tsp each: Paprika, Salt
  • 1/3 cup / 70g Flour
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper, or to taste
  • 1.3lb / 600g Chicken Tenders OR Chicken Breast, sliced into strips & at room temp (see notes)
  • Oil Spray
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1/4 tsp each: Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper

Equipment :

  • 3 Large Bowls
  • Frying Pan & Wooden Spoon
  • Cooling Rack
  • Small Bowl (for spice mix)
  • Large Baking Tray + Wire Rack (optional)
  • Sharp Knife & Chopping Board


  1. Melt 1 heaped tbsp butter into a frying pan over medium warmness and stir in 1.25cups/75g Panko breadcrumbs. Continue frying for five or so minutes till the breadcrumbs turn light golden. Remove from warmness.
  2. Pre heat oven to 200c/390f.
  3. In a small bowl integrate 1 tsp paprika and salt, 1/four tsp onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper, and 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (or to taste).
  4. Line up 3 huge bowls. In the primary bowl integrate 1/3cup/70g flour with 1 tsp of your spice blend. In the second integrate 1 overwhelmed egg with 2 tbsp milk. In the third combine breadcrumbs with 1oz/30g parmesan and the rest of your spice blend.
  5. One by means of one dip your tenders first into the flour, then into the egg and subsequently into the breadcrumbs, ensuring you completely coat at every stage (especially the ultimate).
  6. Space out (important in order that they do not turn gentle) on a baking tray (ideally multiplied on a twine rack when you have one), spray with oil then pop within the oven for 20mins or until golden, crispy and piping warm thru the centre. If at all you word them starting to char at all, turn down the warmth.
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  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 354
  • Sugar: 1.72g
  • Sodium: 914mg
  • Fat: 11.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.038g
  • Trans Fat: 0.084g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.21g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 41.21g
  • Cholesterol: 275mg