Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Italian Style Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders are one of those foods that everyone likes. They're on almost every menu at every restaurant. Ok, maybe only on the kids menu-but I know we're all secretly hoping that kid doesn't finish them all :). Try making them at home. Its an easy meal that everyone will love, kid or not ;)

-1 lb Chicken Tenderloins
-2 eggs
-1 cup Milk
-1/4 c Flour
-1 cup Seasoned Breadcrumbs
-1 tbs Butter
-Olive oil
-Salt, Pepper, Garlic Powder


1. Season the tenderloins with salt, pepper & garlic powder on both sides.

2. In one bowl add the flour & bread crumbs. Mix well.

3. In another bowl, add the eggs and milk. Beat eggs and milk together.

4. Dip each tenderloin in the egg wash-let the access drip off. Then in the flour/breadcrumb mix.

4. Heat olive oil (about enough to almost cover the chicken) & butter in a large pan over medium high heat. 

5. Once the oil is hot, place the tenderloins in the pan (Shake off the access flour/breadcrumbs before frying) Do not crowd the pan too much. Fry until the chicken is cooked through & golden brown on both sides.

6. Drain on paper towels. Serve with ketchup or your favorite sauce.

*Some people do-flour, egg wash then breadcrumbs. I find its just as good mixing some flour into the breadcrumbs. Saves a step and a bowl to clean!

*Make sure you oil is hot before adding the chicken. If not they'll soak up all the oil & be soggy.

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Kari V., this recipe is for you! The chicken tenders #1 fan :)

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