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Oven Baked Chicken Tenders
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5 from 10 votes

Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

These Oven Baked Chicken Tenders are juicy and packed with flavor. Dipped in yogurt and coated with a deliciously seasoned Panko breading, these crispy chicken tenders have an irresistible crunch! The perfect easy dinner recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crispy chicken tenders, easy chicken dinner idea, how to make chicken tenders, oven baked chicken tenders, quick chicken dinner idea
Servings: 4
Calories: 248kcal


  • cups Panko breadcrumbs keto pork panko crumbs work too
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • oil spray


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F
  • Line a sheet pan with foil or parchment paper and set aside.
  • Place panko crumbs in a bowl.
  • In a bowl combine lightly beaten egg, yogurt, dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and fresh ground pepper; whisk with a fork until thoroughly combined.

  • Add chicken tenders (working with one chicken tender at a time), into the egg batter and toss to coat.

  • Pick up chicken and place it into the panko bowl.

  • Sprinkle chicken tenders with breadcrumbs, then press down to adhere.
  • Transfer to prepared baking sheet; repeat with remaining chicken.

  • Spray chicken tenders with oil spray.
  • Bake for 15 minutes; check for doneness with an instant read thermometer - chicken is baked when thermometer registers at 165˚F. Don’t overcook. 

  • Remove from oven and serve immediately, with honey mustard sauce. 


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2mg