Lime Tortilla-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Lime Tortilla-Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes


2 large eggs
1 (2-lb.) package frozen chicken tenderloins, thawed
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 3/4 cups finely crushed lime-flavored tortilla chips
Garnishes: fresh cilantro sprigs, lime wedges


1. Preheat oven to 425º. Whisk together eggs and 1 Tbsp. water until blended.

2. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour; dip in egg mixture, and dredge in crushed tortilla chips. Place chicken on a lightly greased wire rack on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

3. Bake at 425º for 15 to 20 minutes or until done. Garnish, if desired.

Note: We tested with Tostitos Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips.