Skillet Plum Chicken Tenders

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
If you love plums, this recipe is for you! I combine the fruit with chicken tenders for a quick, easy and flavorful meal. Serve with brown rice or orzo pasta. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada
Skillet Plum Chicken Tenders Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1-1/2 pounds chicken tenderloins
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh plums
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup apple jelly
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Combine garlic salt and lemon pepper; sprinkle mixture over chicken. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken. Add plums and red onion; cook and stir 1-2 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat. Stir in next 5 ingredients. Mix cornstarch and wine until smooth; gradually stir into pan. Cook, covered, until chicken juices run clear and plums are tender, about 10 minutes. Just before serving, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 343 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 41g protein.