Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders with Mayo

These crispy baked Chicken Tenders with Mayo are coated in golden Panko crumb. And there you have an easy and healthy version of a typically unhealthy meal. After all, crunchy chicken tender recipe can be really-really good, and without all the frying and oil.

  • Course: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 356kcal


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 ½ cups Panko Bread Crumbs
  • ½ tbsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tbsp Onion Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Thyme (optional)
  • Sriracha Mayo (for dipping, optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Cut chicken into 1” strips going with the grain of the meat. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Prepare two bowls. In a first bowl, mix Bread Crumbs, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Salt and Pepper. Place mayonnaise in a 2nd mixing bowl.
  • Dredge the cut chicken into mayonnaise, then dredge in seasoned Panko mixture.
  • Place coated chicken in a single layer on the baking sheet, leaving room between each tender.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, turn each piece, bake for 15 more minutes.
  • Tenders will be lightly browned and delicious. Sprinkle with thyme (optional) and serve with Sriracha mayo or sauce of your choice!


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 223mg | Vitamin A: 0.9% | Vitamin C: 0.8% | Calcium: 0.9% | Iron: 2%

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