The Best Sesame Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe

chicken tenders

I’ve tried a lot of chicken tenders recipes and nothing comes close to this recipe. They are crispy, flavorful, and very easy to make.

So if you’re looking for a quick and delicious entree, you’ll want to add this to your recipe list.

sesame chicken tenders

 Ingredients

  • cooking spray (I like to use avocado spray)
  • sesame oil – 2 TB
  • soy sauce – 2 TB
  • sesame seeds – ½ cup
  • salt – ¾ tsp
  • panko bread crumbs – 3/4 cup – 1 cup
  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into tenders (1 lb 12 oz total) Or you can use 8 chicken tenderloins.

 Instructions

1- Preheat oven to 425F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

cooking spray

2- Mix sesame oil (2 TB) and soy sauce (2 TB) in a bowl.

In another bowl mix sesame seeds (1/2 CUP), 3/4 tsp salt, and panko (3/4 cup).

3- Cut chicken breast into chicken tenders. 

sesame chicken tenders

4- Coat chicken with the soy sauce mixture, then coat with the sesame seed mixture. Place on a baking greased baking sheet.

5- Spray the top of the chicken with cooking spray.

Bake 8-10 minutes, then flip chicken and bake until cooked through about 4-5 minutes.

chicken tenders

These chicken tenders are good with Instant Pot Rosemary Mashed Potatoes, a Kale, Bean and crouton salad, or with any side of your choice.

Enjoy!

The Best Sesame Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe

chicken tenders

I’ve tried a lot of chicken tenders recipes and nothing comes close to this recipe. They are crispy, flavorful, and very easy to make.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time15 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Ready in0
  • Yield6 servings

INGREDIENTS

    • cooking spray (I like to use avocado spray)
    • sesame oil – 2 TB
    • soy sauce – 2 TB
    • sesame seeds – ½ cup
    • salt – ¾ tsp
    • panko bread crumbs 3/4 – 1 cup
    • 4 chicken breasts, cut into tenders (1 lb 12 oz total) Or you can use 8 chicken tenderloins.

INSTUCTIONS

1

Preheat oven to 425F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

2

Mix sesame oil (2 TB) and soy sauce (2 TB) in a bowl

In another bowl mix (1/2 cup) sesame seeds , (3/4 tsp ) salt and (3/4 – 1 cup) panko in another bowl.

3

Cut chicken into tenders.

4

Coat chicken with the soy sauce mixture, then coat with sesame seed mixture. Place on baking sheet.

5

Spray top of chicken with cooking spray. Bake 8-10 minutes, then flip chicken and bake until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes.

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Whether it’s a new recipe, a fun craft, or some handy tips for your garden and home, I hope to empower and inspire you with skills that you can use to create joy, improved health, and to do it in a simple way.

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