Mexican Chicken Tenders

An fast and easy Mexican flavored chicken tender to serve for weeknight dinners.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
egg
1
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place taco seasoning mix. In shallow bowl, beat egg. In another large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place bread crumbs. Place chicken in taco seasoning mix bag; seal and shake to coat. Dip chicken into egg. Place chicken in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite salsa for dipping- try chipotle, fresh tomato or hot salsa.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.