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Spicy Chicken Tenders

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

These quick chicken bites from Carol Dodds in Aurora, Ontario are moist, delicious and boast traditional East Indian flavors of cinnamon, ginger and curry. “I serve this simple dish with rice and veggies for a great meal,” says Carol. TIP: Warm up your next fall gathering with Carol's Spicy Chicken Tenders for appetizers. Simply double the recipe and serve with fancy party picks.


  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon each ground turmeric, ginger and cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 pound chicken tenderloins


  1. In a small bowl, combine water and seasonings; brush over both sides of chicken tenders. Place in a bowl and toss to coat; refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked chicken: 108 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 343mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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