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Try These Crazy-Easy, Super Yummy 15 Chicken Tenderloin Recipes

Thanks for coming by to check out our list of 15 Chicken Tenderloin Recipes. Here is a variety of recipes that use chicken tenderloin cutlets to choose from here: kid-friendly tenders, comfort slow-cooker casseroles, tacos, and more!

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In case you’re wondering what meals to make with chicken tenderloins, we’ve compiled a list of 15 must-try easy chicken tenderloin recipes for you to enjoy without the hassle of a long time in the kitchen.

This list provides some of the most mouth-watering recipes that are so easy to prepare that busy people like you can readily feast in less than an hour.

How about rice-centric superstars like Slow Cooker Chicken And Mushroom Wild Rice Casserole, and Hawaiian Chicken With Coconut Rice. Kids will love the Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders and would gladly help prepare meals to make with chicken tenderloins (as long as they are getting Doritos for dinner, right?).

Take a peek at the distinctly grownup version of a hearty casserole in #12!

There are many things to love about the Easy Parmesan Chicken Tenderloins. For one, the breaded crisp parmesan chicken tastes so good that even kids love it. 

The secret is in using the right baking temperature! 

Made extra flavorful with the special breading mix of egg and milk, regular breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Season the chicken meat to add further taste!

Top with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese to complete.

Chicken meat is so tender and flavorful, the whole family will love it!

Perfect for dinner or lunch, the Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenderloins are very easy to make!

Marinate with lemon juice, pepper and other herbs and spices. Voila! You have so much flavor in  this recipe. 

Great for topping salads too.

Give a twist to your chicken breast tenderloin recipes with the addition of garlic pasta!

Hard to beat extra garlic. Super easy to make and so yummy too! 

Preparation time is just around 30 minutes.

So easy to cook, all you need to do is grill the tasty combination of bacon and chicken!. Just make sure to season the chicken well before wrapping it with bacon.

Tender and delicious, the Grilled Bacon-Wrapped BBQ Chicken will surely not disappoint the whole family.

This recipe is so flavorful you can eat them for the rest of the week!

The BBQ sauce is so easy to make too! Just mix bbq sauce with brown sugar and onion powder.

Filled with creamy goodness, the Lemon Chicken With Spinach and Artichokes skillet meal is your comfort food for the winter!

Made delicious by the creamy combination of broth and cream cheese, then a sprinkle of fresh thyme and garlic in saute. 

Add the baby spinach and artichokes and stir. Pop in parmesan and serve over rice or pasta, if desired.

Grilling adds a special flavor to this recipe. But the real secret to this yummy recipe is the chimichurri sauce! 

So what is the chimichurri sauce made of? Basically, the sauce is made of herbs, spices, olive oil, and vinegar.

But you can use fresh cilantro, parsley, and oregano, with red wine vinegar, fresh garlic cloves, lime juice, salt, pepper, and cayenne for that extra kick.

Serve over rice or pasta as desired.

Kids will love the Parmesan Ranch Chicken Tenders Recipe as much as you do. 

Crispy, juicy and flavorful, the five ingredient recipe easily bakes in your oven.

Make it crispy by using corn flakes, ranch seasoning, stick of butter, and bread crumbs as chicken breading. 

Carefully wrap the sliced chicken tenders before baking it at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until the coating is brown and crispy.

With this great tasting and super crispy chicken tenders recipe, there are three options you can choose that suits your liking. 

One is frying and is the favorite of many as it is the most crispy and flavorful.

Second, use the air fryer as it makes quick work of crisping these up.

Third, just pop them in the oven, turning mid-way through baking.

Known as the best damn buttermilk chicken tenders, for good reason.

As marinade, buttermilk naturally tenderizes the meat as it’s acidic and enhances the flavor as well.

Then after the buttermilk, the chicken is battered three times over with flour, then egg wash, and back to flour again. 

The result? Crispy and delicious chicken!

Kids love Doritos and also do the Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders.

One of the easiest to make and one that your children especially will love. 

With just four basic ingredients such as Doritos, chicken breast tenders, mayo, and some paprika or garlic salt.

Heck, you can even ask your kids to help out too!

A simple yet flavorful meal, the Creamy Chicken Broccoli Casserole is so easy to make that even you can do it too!

Taste the delightful creamy garlic parmesan sauce wrapping the tender chicken meat and broccoli.

Incredible low-carb and keto diet with few simple ingredients!

Just one pan and a few minutes is all it takes for your Santa Fe Chicken Bake to complete.

Both a well-rounded and hearty dish, it’s made of meat, beans, corn, and veggies.

A classic flavor of the Southwest, blends perfectly well with Mexican side dishes.

Packed with flavor from the delightful combination of flour tortilla, chicken tender, topped with coleslaw and cumin sour cream.

To make, chicken tenders are marinated with ranch dressing for up to 24 hours. Then cooked in a skillet on a stovetop. 

For those like me who aren’t huge fans of shredded chicken, it’s a one-tenderloin-per-taco situation, so you know exactly how many this recipe will make.

Experience something tropical, exotic and exciting with the Hawaiian Chicken With Coconut Rice Recipe!

It will definitely tickle your tastebuds with the exciting mixture of pineapple flavored-chicken tender meat and coconut-flavored rice. 

Choose whichever way you want it, grilled or pan fried chicken. Both works just fine.

But don’t forget to marinate the chicken first with pineapple juice and tasty soy sauce.

A classic Southern casserole dish of wild rice, chicken tenderloins, and mushrooms made easy on a crock pot. 

The Chicken and Mushroom Wild Rice Casserole is flavorful as it is adventurous.

May take some time to cook but the waiting time is worth the wait. Season the chicken tenderloins on a separate bowl with Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Seasoning.

In another bowl, mix the second seasoning, chicken broth, cream of mushroom soup, garlic powder, and butter. 

Pour rice and place chicken tenderloins in a crockpot and cook for 2.5 to 3.5 hours.

🍗🍗 Lots of cooked chicken leftover? >>

The bottom line

There you have it, our 15 best chicken tenderloin recipe recommendations. We hope you find a recipe or two, if not all of the above—to try the whole year through.

As you found out, they’re all easy to prepare with ingredients that are available year round and without any specific season!

May you find joy and love as you cook.

👩‍🍳👩‍🍳 Our tips for reheating chicken tenders >>

15 TASTY Ways To Cook Chicken Tenderloin 🍽

15 TASTY Ways To Cook Chicken Tenderloin 🍽

Find one of your new favorite chicken tenderloin recipes here, like Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders, Chimichurri Chicken, or Skillet Chicken Tacos


  • Easy Parmesan Chicken Tenderloins
  • Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenderloins
  • Crispy Parmesan Chicken Tenderloins and Garlic Pasta
  • Grilled Bacon-Wrapped BBQ Chicken
  • Lemon Chicken With Spinach And Artichokes
  • Easy Chimichurri Chicken
  • Parmesan Ranch Chicken Tenders Recipe
  • Coconut Chicken Tenders
  • Buttermilk Chicken Tenders
  • Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders
  • Creamy Chicken Broccoli Casserole
  • Santa Fe Chicken Bake
  • Skillet Chicken Tacos
  • Hawaiian Chicken With Coconut Rice
  • Slow Cooker Chicken And Mushroom Wild Rice Casserole


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