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26 Delicious Ways To Eat Chicken Tenders

Some people think chicken tenders are just for kids. I am not one of those people.

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1. Chicken Parm Strips

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Can't decide between chicken strips or chicken Parmesan? Meet your new favorite recipe.

Recipe: Chicken Parm Strips

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2. Easiest BBQ Chicken Tenders

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Starting with your favorite bottled sauce means these are about as easy as it gets. To make them even more hands-off, toss them in a slow cooker or Instant Pot instead of the oven.

Recipe: Easiest BBQ Chicken Tenders

3. Crispy Potato Chip-Crusted Chicken Tenders

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Let it be known: readers recommend making this recipe with Doritos. 😋

Recipe: Crispy Potato Chip-Crusted Chicken Tenders

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4. Black Pepper Chicken Fingers with Creamy Greek Yogurt Ranch

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Baked in the oven and ready in half an hour. Get the recipe.

5. Asian Lemon Chicken Tenders with Honey & Soy Sauce Glaze

Glaze solves everything. Get the recipe.

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6. Oven Baked Buttermilk Chicken Strips

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7. Texas Chicken Nachos

YES Y'ALL. Get the recipe.

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8. Baked Firecracker Chicken Tenders

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9. Cracker-Crusted Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

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Cheese Crackers, Ranked: 1) Cheez Its. 2) Goldfish crackers. 3) Cheese Nips.

(But really, you can use any of 'em.) Get the recipe.

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10. Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

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11. Sweet & Sticky Chicken Strips

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With a garlic, honey, and soy sauce dip. Get the recipe.

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12. Chicken Tenders Wrapped in Bacon, Brown Sugar, and Chili Powder

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13. Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders with Sour Cream and Cilantro

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Done in 20 minutes. Get the recipe.

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14. Paleo Chicken Strips with Honey Dijon Sauce

This version uses almond flour in the batter, but feel free to sub in all-purpose flour too. Get the recipe.

15. Crispy Chicken Strips with Homemade Chimichurri

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Side of thick-cut fries not mandatory, but strongly encouraged. Get the recipe.

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16. Baked Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders

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17. Coconut Crunch Chicken Strips with Honey Mango Dipping Sauce

You could totally play Chicken Tender Jenga with these. Just saying. Get the recipe.

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18. Chicken Gyros With Feta and Olives

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19. Crock Pot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Tenders

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Because the only thing better than a plate of chicken tenders is a POT of chicken tenders that basically cook themselves. Get the recipe.

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20. Piña Colada Salad with Coconut Chicken Strips

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~HoW TroPiCaL~ Get the recipe.

21. Five-Ingredient Sweet & Spicy Chicken Tenders

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22. Parmesan Baked Chicken Strips

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23. Crispy Quinoa-Crusted Chicken Strips with BBQ Honey Mustard

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Or, how to trick quinoa haters into eating quinoa. Get the recipe.

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24. Grilled Barbecue Chicken Wraps

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With peppers and queso fresco. Get the recipe.

25. Homemade Teriyaki Chicken Strips

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26. Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes

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^These a few of my favorite things.^ Get the recipe.

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