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5 from 2 votes

Nacho Chicken Tenders

These Nacho Chicken Tenders are the perfect fun dinner recipe. Your family will love this twist on classic baked chicken strips.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meal, baked chicken, chicken recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: Lisa Longley


For Chicken Tenders

  • 2 pounds chicken tenderloins
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cups crushed Salsa Verde TOSTITOS®
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

For Dipping

  • 8 ounces TOSTITOS® Salsa Con Queso


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Add the flour to a large plate, whisk in the salt and pepper.
  • Whisk the eggs with the milk in a medium sized bowl and put it next to the flour.
  • Finally, pour the crushed chips into a large bowl, mix in the vegetable oil. Add to a large plate next to the eggs.
  • Working in batches dip the chicken in the flour, then the eggs, then the TOSTITOS® mixture and place them on the baking dish. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken registers 165 degrees with an instant read thermometer.
  • Serve with TOSTITOS® Salsa Con Queso and your favorite taco toppings like tomatoes, jalapeños, olives, and sour cream.