5 from 12 votes
Crispy Parmesan crusted oven baked chicken tenders served on a white plate sprinkled with parsley with ranch dip on sides
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders will blow your mind and taste buds. We are talking about super crispy chicken tenders with addictive Parmesan coating to it and they are BAKED! It tastes just like fried chicken but only baked! Now that’s great news isn’t it, your guilt wont kick in and your waist lines are going to be happy.
Course: finger food, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, chicken, finger food, party recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 270 kcal
  • 2 large chicken breast cut into thin strips/fingers
For seasoning-
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for spraying
For coating –
  • 2/3 cup Panko crumbs
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 1 ½ tablespoon flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder or fresh minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. . Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Toast panko bread crumbs in oven for 4 minutes by spreading it on a lightly greased baking tray. Once the crumbs begin to turn golden brown remove it and let it cool completely.
  3. Scrape toasted panko into a large bowl or wide bowl. Mix grated Parmesan and little flour to it. Mix well.
  4. Into another wide bowl break an egg, add mayo, salt, pepper and garlic. Mix into lump free coating.
  5. Make a butterfly cut on chicken breasts but separating into two pieces. Cut thin strips or fingers out of each piece.
  6. Dip chicken strips in batter, left with right hand and place it in bread crumbs, use your left hand while working with dry coating. Sprinkle enough bread crumb coating on both sides and press tightly to ensure chicken is coated well. Lift and place on wired messed lined above a sheet pan.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 F, bake for 18 to 20 minutes turning it once mid way during the bake time.
  8. Serve as a dip-able finger food along with dipping sauce like marinara sauce, ranch, or honey mustard dip. It’s great to be served along with creaser’s salad or any salad), pasta or rice for your quick weeknight dinner.
Nutrition Facts
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 442mg 18%
Potassium 464mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 3.8%
Vitamin C 1.6%
Calcium 17.8%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.