Tortilla-crusted chicken tenders coated with seasoned crushed tortilla chips and served with salsa. An easy family weeknight cookout!
chicken tenders with tortilla
Love this fun Tex-Mex twist on chicken tenders! It goes great with Mexican corn salad or black bean salad. Chicken tenderloin is easy to prepare for a weeknight dinner because of its low prep. They’re already cut to the perfect size, so all you have to do is bread and bake or air fry. , or try these Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders.
This recipe got 2 thumbs up from my family. It’s easy to make and takes less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect weeknight meal. The tortillas were crumbled in a ziplock bag and left a little course for texture, while the lime on top and salsa for dipping add a delightful Mexican-American twist to the chicken he tenders.
How do I get bread crumbs to stick to my chicken tenders?
How to keep bread from falling off chicken
- Dry the chicken.
- Dust with flour.
- Dip in beaten egg.
- Press the crumbs with the back of a fork to coat with the bread crumbs.
- Carefully transfer to a baking sheet.
A more family-friendly chicken recipe:
yield: Four serving
Serving size: 2 tenders, 2 tablespoons salsa
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Season the chicken tenders with 3/4 teaspoon salt. Place the flour in a shallow dish and the eggs in a medium bowl. Place tortilla chips, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, garlic powder, cumin, and pepper in another shallow plate.
Loosen each tender lightly with the flour, egg (shake off excess flour), and chips mixture. Lightly spray a sheet pan with olive oil, place the tenders on the pan and spray the top with olive oil. Bake 8 to 10 minutes per side or until browned.
To serve: Place 2 tenders on each plate and garnish with cilantro. Serve with 1 lime wedge and salsa for dipping.
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Serving: 2 tenders, 2 tablespoons salsa, calorie: 331 kcal, carbohydrates: twenty two g, protein: 34 g, obesity: 11 g, saturated fat: 2 g, cholesterol: 137 mg, sodium: 695 mg, fiber: 1.5 g, sugar: 2 g