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Garlic Caesar Chicken Tenders Recipe

Garlic Caesar Chicken Tenders

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"A tasty breaded chicken recipe. Great for chicken wings, too!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Combine dressing and garlic. Mix well. Marinate chicken in mixture for at least 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Place bread crumbs in a large resealable plastic bag. Remove chicken from marinade and place in bag with bread crumbs. Shake until all chicken pieces are coated. Place chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish and bake for 25 minutes or until no longer pink in center and juices run clear.
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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 11, 2003

Pretty good idea. I used about 2lbs of chicken tenders and maybe about 1/2 cup of ceasar ranch dressing with a few cloves of garlic. I let it marinate overnight. Then I rolled the strips in parmesan cheese instead of breadcrumbs because I don't like to eat too many carbs. Then I baked at 400 degrees for about 10-15 mins on each side. It was good.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 19, 2005

I liked that this chicken came out moist, it was baked, not fried and that it was super simple. I was, however, not impressed with the flavor, something is missing. My mom and I both agree that the predominant flavor was the bread crumbs. I think that I will try this again, but a little different. I may try it on chicken breasts, and turn it into chicken parm, or I may use ranch dressing instead of caesar.


40 Ratings

Jul 13, 2011

Very Good! I added some garlic salt and onion powder to plain bread crumbs in order to bump up the flavor a little bit. I also let the chicken marinade for almost 24hrs before I cooked it, but it was delicious when it was done!

Aug 17, 2009

This was fair, not great but ok.

Jun 25, 2009

This was ok, but nothing to write home about. I used top quality Caesar-style dressing, but I had to almost DOUBLE THE COOKING TIME! It turned out crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, but I did not like the taste. Very artificial - if you'd like plain chicken dipped in salad dressing, go for this one. It was easy to make, I'll give it that...

May 08, 2012

These were just ok for me. I found the caesar dressing to be a bit strong for my taste. I liked the idea of these however next time I will try a different dressing to marinade the tenders in.

Nov 28, 2011

I tend to look for recipes for the meal at hand so I didn't have time to marinate the chicken. It still came out good with only 15 min.s or so in the dressing!

Mar 17, 2011

I marinated the chicken in some leftover Greek tztaziki sauce that I had and a squeeze of lemon juice. Then I breaded it in panko crumbs. It turned out very tender and good. It was very garlicky from the sauce.


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  • Calories
  • 550 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 112 mg
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 39 g
  • 78%
  • Sodium
  • 1276 mg
  • 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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