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 (0g 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 164671
Reviewed May. 21, 2013

"The family loved it"

Francisca3032 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 67888
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2011

"Quick and easy."

neomom 166774
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2009

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

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