Homemade Chicken Tenders Recipe

Homemade Chicken Tenders

Homemade Chicken Tenders

Homemade Chicken Tenders


  • chicken tenderloins- 2 lbs
  • eggs- 3
  • breadcrumbs- 2 cups
  • flour- 1 cup
  • salt & pepper- 1 teaspoon each
  • dried rosemary, thyme and paprika- 1 teaspoon each
  • canola oil


  1. Set up an assembly line with two wide shallow bowls and one large non-stick frying pan.
  2. In one bowl, crack eggs and beat.
  3. In the other bowl,mix together breadcrumbs, flour and seasonings: salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme and paprika.
  4. In the pan, heat oil about 1/2-inch deep over medium-high heat
  5. Dip chicken, one at a time, into egg mixture first.
  6. Dredge chicken in breadcrumb mixture (roll it around).
  7. Place in heated oil to fry. Repeat until pan is full.
  8. Cook chicken, turning once, until brown on both sides, approximately 5 minutes each side. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate to cool.
  9. For a variation, check out Crunchy Ranch Chicken Tenders Recipe


Make Extra!

By making extra Homemade Chicken Tenders and storing them, not only do they make a great quick snack, but can also be reincarnated into new family dinners in just minutes.  Try out my favorite 3 Recipes to make using leftover Homemade Chicken Tenders:

Leftover Chicken Tenders Recipes

3 Recipes To Make with Leftover Chicken Tenders


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Or try my Homemade Chicken Tenders recipe in The Organized Cook Weekly Meal Plan System:

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