Pecan and Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders
Tired of boring chicken? Switch things up with this simply and delicious Pecan and Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders recipe!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 4.7 ounce bottle Nado's Peri-Peri sauce or other hot sauce
- 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
- 1 cup pretzel twists
- 1 cup Fisher® Chef’s Naturals Pecan Halves
- 1 egg beaten
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1/4 cup Ranch Dressing
Preheat oven to 425°F
Place chicken tenders in a baking dish and top with hot sauce, reserving 1 tablespoon of hot sauce.
Line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Place pretzel twists and Fisher® Chef's Naturals Pecan Halves in the canister of a food processor. Process until coarse. Pour pecan mixture into a shallow bowl.
Dredge chicken in flour, egg, then pecan mixture until chicken is fully coated and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake at 425° for 25 minutes, or until golden brown, turning once at 10 minutes.
Mix remaining tablespoon of hot sauce with ranch dressing.
Serve chicken tenders with a side of spicy dressing sauce for dipping.