Lime Tortilla-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 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. 1. Preheat oven to 425º. Whisk together eggs and 1 Tbsp. water until blended.
  2. 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. 3. Bake at 425º for 15 to 20 minutes or until done. Garnish, if desired.
  4. Note: We tested with Tostitos Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips.
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