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Breaded Chicken Tenders
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Breaded Chicken Tenders that are fried to perfection until golden and crispy on the outside, and juicy on the inside, the very best chicken recipe that goes so well with everyone in the family. Quick and easy to make with only 4 main  ingredients, these chicken tenders can be enjoyed as a started or part of a main meal. Call them chicken goujons, chicken strips, or chicken fingers, they are absolutely delicious.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: International
Keyword: finger food for kids
Servings: 15 tenders
Calories: 551 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 3 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 3 cups vegetable oil
  1. Cut the chicken breasts into strips.

  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

  3. Use 3 separate bowls for flour, breadcrumbs, and eggs - beat the eggs well and season lightly with salt and pepper.

  4. Dip each strip into flour, shaking off the excess flour.

  5. Then dip into the beaten egg, and coat well with breadcrumbs.

  6. Repeat with the remaining chicken strips.

  7. Heat up the oil, and fry the chicken tenders in batches, until golden and cooked through, they should need about 2-3 minutes each.

  8. Transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper to absorb the excess oil.

Nutrition Facts
Breaded Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 36g180%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 258mg11%
Potassium 227mg6%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.