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Gorgonzola & Orange Chicken Tenders Recipe

Gorgonzola & Orange Chicken Tenders Recipe

My mom likes to make this for family gatherings, and we all like to eat it. Marmalade and Gorgonzola might sound like an unusual combo, but they actually make a great pair. —Yvette Gorman, Denver, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade, warmed
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and salt. Place bread crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg, then in bread crumbs, patting to help coating adhere.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle with warm marmalade; top with cheese. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, until cheese begins to melt. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 318 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 573mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein.

Reviews for Gorgonzola & Orange Chicken Tenders

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flipperpie User ID: 7104866 249496
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2016

"I made this for dinner tonight. Husband liked it very much. It is easy to prepare. I served this with a simple garden salad with a lime dressing and it was perfect for us. This is a keeper."

xxcskier User ID: 1136353 229203
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2015

"I made this tonight and we all really enjoyed it, I used panko crumbs and served it over white rice. I did add a bit more marmalade to have more of a sauce with the rice."

Twich User ID: 4266391 224740
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2015

"My husband and I both enjoyed this dish. The marmalade and gorgonzola made a nice contrast. Fast and tasty!"

yenda User ID: 6674583 188128
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2014

"Easy and absolutely delicious. I used panko seasoned crumbs."

LadyofShalott814 User ID: 4526347 194643
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2014

"These are easy and sooo good. My husband and I finished them off in one meal. And if you've got some picky eaters, you can remove their chicken before adding the marmalade and cheese."

jojohaller User ID: 7375483 185868
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"Absolutely wonderful recipe. Quick, easy and very flavorful. New family favorite!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.