Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders
  • vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 (4 ounce) packet saltine crackers, crushed
  • 3/4 cup ground pecans
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken tenders


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a wire rack with cooking spray and set on top of a baking sheet.
  2. Pour flour into a wide bowl.
  3. Whisk egg whites with water in a separate bowl until foamy.
  4. Mix saltine crackers, pecans, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper together in a shallow bowl.
  5. Dredge chicken tenders in flour, dip in egg whites, then coat with cracker mixture. Arrange on the wire rack. Spray chicken tenders lightly with cooking spray; flip and spray the second side.
  6. Roast in the preheated oven, turning once halfway through, until crisp, 18 to 20 minutes.

05/16/2018
Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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