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Crispy Lemon-Garlic Breaded Chicken Tenders

30 minutes and one pan is all you'll need to make these simple oven-baked chicken tenders that are coated in a garlicky-lemon breading and unbelievably crispy!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lbs chicken breasts each breast cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease a large baking sheet. Set aside.
  • In small shallow bowl, whisk egg, lemon juice, and garlic. In a separate shallow bowl, combine breadcrumbs, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Working one tender at a time, dredge chicken in flour then dip in egg mixture. Roll in breadcrumb mixture until completely coated. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake chicken tenders at 375F 15 minutes, then flip onto opposite side to ensure that chicken crisps up evenly. Bake chicken tenders and additional 10-15 minutes or until chicken tests done with a thermometer. Cool 5 minutes then serve hot.