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Parmesan coated chicken tenders baked in butter

Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Baked Chicken Tenders lightly coated with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs are a simple, budget friendly way the whole family can enjoy dinner at home.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 312kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 9x13 Baking Dish
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Measuring Cups


  • 3 pounds Chicken tenders
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Mix the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic salt, salt, and pepper together.
  • Using a microwave safe bowl melt butter.
  • Trim pieces of chicken if necessary. Using a paper towel dry the chicken pieces.
  • Dip chicken in the melted butter then in the crumbs. Place chicken in a single layer in a shallow baking dish. Pour the remaining butter over the top.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 to 35 minutes until a digital meat thermometer shows that the chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 984mg | Potassium: 538mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 406IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1mg