15 Chicken Tenderloin Recipes Grownups and Kids Can Easily Agree Upon

Don't you love using chicken tenderloins in recipes? They are the perfect size to cook quickly, and they make great finger foods or sandwich fillers and these 15 scrumptious chicken tenderloin recipes will show you what we mean.

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Chicken tenderloins, also called chicken tenders, are technically a piece of the breast meat, but easily removed and sold separately. You can find them sold with in the fresh meat section or individually frozen. I like to always keep some on hand in my freezer, for quick meals. They also come in handy for easy salad protein toppers—and to feed hungry kids after school.

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Check out this list of chicken tenderloin recipes, including Pretzel-Crusted Chicken, Buffalo Chicken Wraps, Waffle Batter Fried Chicken and so many more! Just click "Launch Gallery" below to see them all, and be sure to pin this roundup to find it again later.

<p>Clare Barboza/Bonnie Matthews</p><p>These baked chicken fingers make for a great dinner option, especially if you're looking for a healthier version of a fried chicken tender. And, best of all, kids will love them!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe:</strong><strong><a href="https://parade.com/1036308/parade/baked-chicken-fingers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Baked Chicken Fingers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link "> Baked Chicken Fingers</a></strong></p>
<p>The Weary Chef</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://wearychef.com/buffalo-chicken-wraps/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Buffalo Chicken Wraps;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Buffalo Chicken Wraps</a> by The Weary Chef</p>

The Weary Chef

CLICK >> Buffalo Chicken Wraps by The Weary Chef

<p>Healthy World Cuisine</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://www.hwcmagazine.com/recipe/thai-grilled-chicken-tenderloins-and-zesty-dipping-sauce/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thai Grilled Chicken Tenderloins and Zesty Dipping Sauce;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thai Grilled Chicken Tenderloins and Zesty Dipping Sauce</a> by Healthy World Cuisine</p>
<p>Hunger Thirst Play</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="http://hungerthirstplay.com/pickle-marinated-chicken-tenders-9/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pickle Marinated Chicken Tenders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Pickle Marinated Chicken Tenders</a> by Hunger Thirst Play</p>

Hunger Thirst Play

CLICK >> Pickle Marinated Chicken Tenders by Hunger Thirst Play

<p>The Weary Chef</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://wearychef.com/italian-chicken-sliders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cheesy Italian Chicken Sliders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cheesy Italian Chicken Sliders</a> by The Weary Chef</p>

The Weary Chef

CLICK >> Cheesy Italian Chicken Sliders by The Weary Chef

<p>The Weary Chef</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://wearychef.com/cornflake-chicken-tenders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cornflake Chicken Tenders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cornflake Chicken Tenders</a> by The Weary Chef</p>

The Weary Chef

CLICK >> Cornflake Chicken Tenders by The Weary Chef

<p>Strength and Sunshine</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://strengthandsunshine.com/skillet-chicken-roasted-grapes-leeks/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Skillet Chicken With Roasted Grapes & Leeks;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Skillet Chicken With Roasted Grapes & Leeks</a> by Strength and Sunshine</p>
<p>The Weary Chef</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://wearychef.com/honey-sriracha-chicken-tenders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Honey Sriracha Chicken Tenders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Honey Sriracha Chicken Tenders</a> by The Weary Chef</p>

The Weary Chef

CLICK >> Honey Sriracha Chicken Tenders by The Weary Chef

<p>5 Minutes for Mom</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="http://www.5minutesformom.com/135868/ultimate-comfort-food-instant-pot-dijon-chicken-risotto/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Instant Pot Dijon Chicken Risotto Recipe;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Instant Pot Dijon Chicken Risotto Recipe</a> by 5 Minutes for Mom</p>
<p>Strength and Sunshine</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://strengthandsunshine.com/honey-mustard-pretzel-crusted-chicken/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken</a> by Strength and Sunshine</p>

Strength and Sunshine

CLICK >> Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken by Strength and Sunshine

<p>Plating Pixels</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://www.platingpixels.com/lightened-lemon-broccoli-chicken-pasta/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta</a> by Plating Pixels</p>

Plating Pixels

CLICK >> Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta by Plating Pixels

<p>Diabetes Strong</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://diabetesstrong.com/mustard-baked-chicken-tenders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mustard Baked Chicken Tenders;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Mustard Baked Chicken Tenders</a> by Diabetes Strong</p>

Diabetes Strong

CLICK >> Mustard Baked Chicken Tenders by Diabetes Strong

<p>Kudos Kitchen</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://www.kudoskitchenbyrenee.com/waffle-batter-fried-chicken-tenders/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Waffle Batter Fried Chicken Tenders with Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Waffle Batter Fried Chicken Tenders with Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce</a> by Kudos Kitchen</p>
<p>Mashup Mom</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="https://www.mashupmom.com/sheet-pan-smoky-parmesan-chicken-tenders-veggies/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sheet Pan Smoky Parmesan Chicken Tenders & Veggies;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Sheet Pan Smoky Parmesan Chicken Tenders & Veggies</a> by Mashup Mom</p>
<p>Wanna Bite</p><p>CLICK >> <a href="http://wannabite.com/skinny-chicken-and-broccoli-with-cauliflower-rice/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Skinny Chicken and Broccoli with Cauliflower Rice;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Skinny Chicken and Broccoli with Cauliflower Rice</a> by Wanna Bite</p>

Wanna Bite

CLICK >> Skinny Chicken and Broccoli with Cauliflower Rice by Wanna Bite

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