Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe
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Any night is the perfect night for a fried chicken dinner. But this is no take-out chicken, this is Shirley's quick and easy recipe for Fried Chicken Tenders that utilizes sesame crackers as a crust. Shirley Little - Alvord, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sesame crackers, crushed (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope instant chicken gravy mix, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 561 calories, 29g fat (3g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 474mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 8g fiber), 30g protein.


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with cracker crumbs. In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken strips, a few at a time, for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare gravy mix according to package directions if desired. Serve with chicken strips. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fried Chicken Tenders in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p27

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dv521c User ID: 7268176 164671
Reviewed May. 21, 2013

"The family loved it"

Francisca3032 User ID: 6052254 164306
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013 Edited Jan. 5, 2014

"These are good, I made them with adding garlic powder to the crackers. It was yummy, there was no left overs. I made it again and used almond butter thin crackers instead with a box of plain Panko crumbs and everyone loved it and liked it better than the first time."

tcarver User ID: 5663692 67888
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2011

"Quick and easy."

neomom User ID: 947900 166774
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2009

"Absolutely Delicious! Every time I make these my kids fight over the last tender."

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