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January 29, 2020
Credit: Taste of Home

Tex-Mex Chicken Strips

Crispy, savory, and moist baked chicken tenders.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken tenders
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author David Lee


  • 1/2 cup corn chips finely crushed
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 5 tspn taco seasoning
  • cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 lb chicken tenderloins


  1. Preheat your oven to 400℉.

  2. In a bowl, combine the crushed chips, the bread crumbs, Mexican cheese, taco seasoning, and a dash of cayenne pepper.

  3. Dip the chicken tenderloin in the melted butter, then roll them in the bread crumb mixture and coat well. Place on a parchment-lined baking pan.

  4. Bake the chicken four about 15 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165℉ in the center.


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