Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings

These chicken tenders are kids' favorites.


1 2/3 cups reduced-fat buttermilk baking and pancake mix
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
2 to 2 1/2 pound skinless, boneless chicken tenders (chicken strips)
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) light stick margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine baking mix, pepper, salt, if using and paprika in a shallow bowl. Dunk chicken tenders in buttermilk and coat with dry mixture. Place on a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray and drizzle melted margarine on top. Bake 30 to 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender or lightly browned.