Stupid-Easy Recipe for Gluten-Free Baked Chicken Tenders (#1 Top-Rated)


The secret to these crunchy, delicious chicken tenders? Crushed gluten-free corn flakes!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Gluten-Free Baked Chicken Tenders.

1. Info for Gluten-Free Baked Chicken Tenders

  • Cook Time: 55 Min
  • Total Time: 55 Min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 486 kcal

2. Ingredients for Gluten-Free Baked Chicken Tenders

  • 1 lb. chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 tsp. salt (for chicken)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups corn flakes cereal (crushed into fine crumbs)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (for breading)
  • Canola oil cooking spray

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3.2 Prep

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

Season the chicken tenders with the salt and pepper.

Place the gluten-free flour in a medium bowl. In a second bowl, whisk the egg until smooth. In a third bowl, combine the crushed corn flakes and salt.

Coat a chicken tender thoroughly in flour, then dip it in the beaten egg. Place tender in bowl of corn flakes, and turn it until evenly coated. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Repeat the process with the remaining chicken.

Spray the chicken tenders liberally on one side with canola oil cooking spray.

3.3 Oven

Bake the chicken tenders on middle rack of oven until they are beginning to brown, 13-15 minutes.

Flip the tenders and spray once more with the cooking spray. Continue baking until crust is golden and crispy and chicken is cooked through, 12-15 minutes

3.4 Check

Check to see that chicken tenders are done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Allow chicken tenders to cool slightly. Transfer to a plate and serve immediately.


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