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3.75 from 44 votes

Cheddar Bacon Chicken Tenders

Cheddar Bacon Chicken Tenders are easy to make, full of incredible flavor, and perfect for the whole family!
Course Main Dish
Author Stacey

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • garlic salt to taste
  • onion salt to taste
  • pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • 3 oz cooked real bacon crumbles
  • 1 package 14 oz uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded)
  • optional-sour cream ranch dip

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400°F
  • Spray roasting grill pan with cooking spray
  • Season each chicken tender with garlic salt, onion salt, and pepper
  • In shallow bowl, beat egg
  • In large bowl, place bread crumbs, cheese, bacon, and additional garlic salt, onion salt, and pepper
  • Dip chicken into egg
  • Press each chicken tender in the bread crumb mixture and coat the entire tender
  • Place chicken tenders on sprayed roasting grill pan
  • Spray the tops of the chicken tenders with cooking spray
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown
  • Optional-serve with sour cream ranch dip