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Baked Chicken Tenders

These baked chicken tenders are easy to make and turn out crispy in the oven! Add this freezer-friendly recipe to your lineup!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  • Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan, garlic powder and a sprinkle of salt and pepper on a plate. Cut chicken into tenders, if desired.
  • Dip chicken in Ranch dressing making sure to coat both sides and then roll in bread crumb mixture.
  • Flash freeze on baking sheet. Once frozen, move to a gallon size zip-top bag, label and return to freezer. When ready to cook, thaw in refrigerator overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place thawed chicken on a greased baking sheet; drizzle with melted butter.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Broil the last 5 minutes to crisp up the breading.