6 Ways to Cook Chicken + Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

If you want to know how to cook chicken, so it’s juicy, check out this post and recipe video to see how to bake it, cook it in a pan, and poach it!


  • 1 and 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 1/2 cup white flour
  • Salt & black pepper
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup marinara sauce, for dipping


  1. Trim the fat from the tenders.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Set out three medium bowls.
  4. In the first bowl combine the white flour, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir to combine.
  5. In the second bowl combine the whisked egg and minced garlic, stir.
  6. In the third bowl combine the basil, paprika, Panko, and parmesan cheese. Stir to combine.
  7. Place the tenders in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, then the panko mixture making sure to evenly and thoroughly coat each piece.
  8. Place the tenders on the sheet pan leaving enough room between each tender to ensure even cooking.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes before flipping the tenders and cooking for another 5 to 8 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165F.
  10. Remove and serve with marinara sauce.



Keywords: homemade chicken tenders, baked chicken tenders