Baked Buffalo Pretzel Tenders. All the crunch you love from fried chicken tenders, baked with Crisco Refined Coconut oil. YUM! via @DashOfEvans
Baked Buffalo Pretzel Chicken Tenders

Crispy, crunchy, baked chicken tenders using Buffalo flavored pretzels!

  • 2 Tablespoons Crisco┬« Refined Coconut Oil
  • 1.25 pounds chicken tenderloins
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • salt + pepper, to taste
  • 2 large eggs, whisked with 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 Tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 cup Buffalo flavored pretzel thins, crushed
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat the oven to 425┬║. Add coconut oil to 9x13 pan and put in oven to allow it to melt. Remove after 2-3 minutes.

  2. Put flour, baking powder, plus salt + pepper in a large baggie. Add chicken tenderloins to the bag and shake to coat.

  3. Using a pie plate, add eggs and whisk until smooth. Add hot sauce. Coat chicken in egg wash one at a time.

  4. Add panko and crushed pretzels to another large baggie. After coating chicken in egg wash, shake in baggie, coating all sides.

  5. Repeat steps until all chicken is coated.

  6. Place chicken in the warm 9x13 pan. Bake for 10 minutes, then flip. Bake an additional 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

  7. Serve immediately with ranch to dip, plus carrots and celery.

Recipe Notes

Buffalo flavored pretzels are found right in the chip aisle. It's fun to use other flavors too, especially honey mustard!