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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

    Chicken parm strips

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

    Recipe: Chicken Parm Strips

    2. Easiest BBQ Chicken Tenders

    BBQ chicken tenders

    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

    Potato chip chicken tenders

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

    Recipe: Crispy Potato Chip-Crusted Chicken Tenders

    4. Black Pepper Chicken Fingers with Creamy Greek Yogurt Ranch

    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.

    6. Oven Baked Buttermilk Chicken Strips

    7. Texas Chicken Nachos

    YES Y'ALL. Get the recipe.

    8. Baked Firecracker Chicken Tenders

    9. Cracker-Crusted Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

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

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

    10. Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

    11. Sweet & Sticky Chicken Strips

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

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

    13. Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders with Sour Cream and Cilantro

    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

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

    16. Baked Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders

    17. Coconut Crunch Chicken Strips with Honey Mango Dipping Sauce

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

    18. Chicken Gyros With Feta and Olives

    19. Crock Pot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Tenders

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

    20. Piña Colada Salad with Coconut Chicken Strips

    21. Five-Ingredient Sweet & Spicy Chicken Tenders

    22. Parmesan Baked Chicken Strips

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

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

    24. Grilled Barbecue Chicken Wraps

    With peppers and queso fresco. Get the recipe.

    25. Homemade Teriyaki Chicken Strips

    26. Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes

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

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