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Chicken Tenders 4 Ways Recipe

These chicken tenders made with bread crust ensure you won’t waste even one delicious crumb!

Servings:
10
Time:
30+ Minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Sara Lee® White Made with Whole Grain Bread crusts
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 lb. chicken tenders (or 1 lb. chicken breasts, sliced into tenders)

Breadcrumbs Ingredients:

    Italian Breadcrumbs:

  • 1½ cups breadcrumbs
  • ⅓ teaspoon dried basil
  • ⅓ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅓ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ⅓ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ⅓ teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan Garlic Breadcrumbs:

  • 1½ cups breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅓ teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Spicy Breadcrumbs:

  • 1½ cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Mustard Breadcrumbs:

  • 1½ cups breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ⅓ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅓ teaspoon oregano
  • ⅓ teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Make plain breadcrumbs. Place the bread crusts on a baking sheet and bake at 300˚F for 3-5 minutes. Let cool slightly then place the crusts in a food processor and process until finely ground.
2. Divide breadcrumbs among 4 bowls (1½ cups of breadcrumbs per bowl). Season each bowl (directions follow), set aside.
3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs and water.
4. Place the flour on a plate.
5. Preheat oven to 400˚F and lightly grease a baking sheet. Set aside.
6. Dip the chicken tenders in the flour then the egg mixture, then coat with the seasoned breadcrumbs. Place the breaded tenders on the baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, flip the breaded chicken tenders, and bake another 5-10 minutes. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.

Italian Breadcrumbs Directions:

1. Add the basil, garlic powder, marjoram, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper to the breadcrumbs in bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.

Parmesan Garlic Breadcrumbs Directions:

1. Add the Parmesan, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper to the breadcrumbs in a bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.

Spicy Breadcrumbs Directions:

1. Add the parsley, cayenne, celery salt, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper to the breadcrumbs in a bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.

Mustard Breadcrumbs Directions:

1. Add the mustard powder, garlic powder, oregano, turmeric, salt and pepper to the breadcrumbs in a bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.

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