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Lemon-Garlic Chicken Tenders

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Emma Star Jensen

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 12 mins

Serves 6


  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 513
  • fat 33 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • protein 21 g
  • carbohydrate 33 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 119 mg
  • sodium 655 mg

How to Make It

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Mix panko, garlic, lemon zest and parsley in a shallow bowl. Place flour in a separate shallow bowl. Place eggs in a third shallow bowl.

  2. Dip chicken in flour, then in egg, then in panko mixture, shaking off excess. Place chicken on a plate or tray in a single layer.

  3. Melt 1 Tbsp. butter with 2 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until foaming. Add half of chicken pieces and cook, turning once, until golden on both sides and cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes total. Transfer to a clean plate or serving platter. Wipe out skillet with paper towel. Repeat with remaining butter, oil and chicken. Serve immediately.