13 Things to Make With Frozen Chicken Tenders

Don't have time for breading, dredging and frying? Then start dinner with a handful of oh-so-humble frozen chicken tenders.

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Chicken Parmesan Slider Bake

Sliders are the perfect finger food for any get-together, and this flavorful chicken Parmesan version won’t disappoint. —Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado

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Crispy Asian Chicken Salad

Asian flavor, crunchy almonds and crispy breaded chicken make this hearty salad something special. —Beth Dauenhauer, Pueblo, Colorado
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Chicken & Waffles

My first experience with this dish sent my taste buds into orbit. I first made this chicken and waffles recipe into appetizers, but we all love them as a main course, too. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri
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Asian Chicken Crunch Wraps

My kids love all kinds of wraps and Asian foods. This is an easy go-to in our house that works for everyone. —Mary Lou Timpson, Colorado City, Arizona
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Chicken Parmesan Pizza

This tasty pizza is the perfect combo—quick and easy to make, and a winner with even picky eaters. It's a handy option for a family dinner on a busy night or for the center of the table at a kids' party. —Karen Wittmeier, Parkland, Florida
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Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

I love their crunchy, citrusy salad so much that once I made my husband drive an hour to the nearest Applebee's restaurant just so I could eat it! It was time to come up with my own version. I'm completely happy with the results—and my husband is, too! Find more of my recipes at my blog, mandysrecipeboxblog.com. —Mandy Bird, Holbrook, Idaho
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Santa Fe Chicken Pizza Pie

Give your pie a southwestern twist when you slather on the taco sauce and top with black beans, green chiles and kicked-up chicken strips. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Chicken Tempura Rolls

These sushi rice rolls are delicious and are simpler to make than you think. An inexpensive bamboo mat and sticky rice are the keys to making these chicken tempura rolls. Your guest will really be impressed when you serve this scrumptious treat.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen,
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Crispy chicken snack wrap
Love Bakes Good Cakes

Crispy Chicken Snack Wraps

Chances are good that even the pickiest eater can be won over with this scrumptious snack. Because while the original recipe calls for BBQ sauce, multi-grain tortillas and sliced cheddar cheese, you can customize it with your (or your kids’) favorite ingredients. School lunches, solved.

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Sticky chicken fingers salad
Life in the Lofthouse

Sticky Chicken Fingers Salad

For the perfect balance of fresh and frozen, toss your chicken tenders with romaine lettuce and shredded carrots. Top this savory salad with grated cheese, dried cranberries and the dressing of your choice. Here are a bunch of homemade options if you want to skip the bottled stuff.

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Tyson Buffalo Chicken Kabobs
A Night Owl

Buffalo Chicken Kabobs

These kickin’ kabobs are everything you love about a pile of sauce-slathered wings—without all the mess. Stick sliced carrots and raw celery between pieces of buffalo chicken tenders and serve them with a side of blue cheese for a tailgate-worthy treat.

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Honey mustard chicken tacos
Bobbi's Kozi Kitchen

Honey Mustard Chicken Tacos

If these aren’t Taco Tuesday #goals, we don’t know what is. Swap the usual ground beef for crispy frozen chicken tenders and trade the same ol’ salsa for homemade honey mustard. Bonus: Using broccoli slaw as the base of these tacos is an easy way to sneak more veggies into your dinner. Win-win!

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Buffalo chicken dogs
Plain Chicken

Buffalo Chicken Bird Dogs

What looks like a hot dog but tastes like, well, chicken? These faux franks, which feature chicken tenders nestled inside hot dog buns and drizzled with buffalo sauce and creamy ranch dressing. They’re just what you want to chow down on when you’re watching football, along with these other gameday grub ideas.

Amanda Tarlton
As both a freelance lifestyle writer and editor for a national teen magazine, Amanda spends most of her time creating #content. In those (rare) moments when she's not at her desk typing furiously, she's likely teaching a hot yoga class, reading the latest chick-lit or baking a batch of her famous scones.