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Cornflake Crunch Tenders Recipe

The cornflakes give a nice crunch to these oven-baked chicken tenders, which are great for a meal or snacking. —Kris Lehman
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 cup finely crushed cornflakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 16 chicken tenders (about 1-3/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Marinara sauce, warmed


  • 1. Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. In a shallow bowl, combine the cornflakes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, lightly beat egg. Dip chicken in egg, then in cornflake mixture. Place chicken in prepared pan. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until juices run clear. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 each) equals 383 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 201 mg cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 49 g protein.