Walnut-Tarragon Chicken Tenders Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Walnut-Tarragon Chicken Tenders Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Walnut-Tarragon Chicken Tenders

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"Moist and delicious with a rich crusty coating, these chicken tenders are guaranteed to become a family favorite. Substitute cream for milk if you want to enrich the flavors even more."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Beat the egg together with the milk in a shallow bowl. Combine the walnuts, flour, tarragon, and salt in a second shallow bowl. Dip the chicken strips first into the egg mixture, then into the flour mixture, coating evenly, and place on a plate.
  2. Melt the butter with the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the chicken in small batches in the butter mixture until the coating is browned and crispy, about 5 minutes. Test one to be sure it is cooked through. Chicken should be no longer pink and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 22, 2007

Really quick and really easy! To try and make the recipe a little healthier, I used only the egg white and skim milk. I also put in more a little more walnut and went light on the flour (to cut carbs and up the protein) And finally I omitted the butter and just used olive oil. I really just love how crisp the breading gets and how juicy the chicken stays!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 12, 2010

our family did not care for this - it was ok

 

28 Ratings

Dec 27, 2010

my review is only 3, dredged in seasoned flour first then egg wash then in pecan crumbs and panko, pecan was to large needs to be fine crumbs otherwise was great, the original recipe was a 5 except should dredge in flour fie=rst , it makes the rest stick better

 
Jun 28, 2008

This is my new FAVORITE chicken recipe! I made my tenders very thin and used a bladed-meat tenderizer, because I am very particular about my chicken consistency. I made the mistake of not chopping the walnuts small enough, which made breading a bit messy. Next time I'll fine-chop my walnuts and this recipe will be absolutely superb. Thanks!

 
Jul 27, 2007

This is wonderful! We really enjoyed the texture differences in the nuts and the chicken, and the flavor was great. I will always use nuts to "bread" my chicken from now one - this is just too good.

 
Aug 26, 2008

This recipe is wonderful. I used cashews instead of walnuts, and my son who hates nuts ate everything on his plate and went back for seconds! Highly recommend this recipe to everyone!

 
Jul 13, 2009

This recipe was great. I susbtituted the walnuts with almonds and pecans. It was absolutly Delish!!!! I plan on trying again on guest this weekend!!!

 
Jan 08, 2009

I just made this for lunch and it was delicious! I substituted 1 cup of fat free half and half for the milk and since I had egg beaters, I used 1/4 cup of those instead of the egg. I also dipped half of the tenders twice in the two mixtures because I had so much left over and they were really crunchy and very good as well. Thanks for the great easy recipe, Dusty!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 706 kcal
  • 35%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 155 mg
  • 52%
  • Fat
  • 54.3 g
  • 84%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 33.1 g
  • 66%
  • Sodium
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

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

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