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Pecan and Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe on Dine and Dish
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Pecan and Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Tired of boring chicken? Switch things up with this simply and delicious Pecan and Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders recipe!
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Dine & Dish


  • 4.7 ounce bottle Nado's Peri-Peri sauce or other hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 1 cup pretzel twists
  • 1 cup Fisher® Chef’s Naturals Pecan Halves
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Dressing


  • Preheat oven to 425°F
  • Place chicken tenders in a baking dish and top with hot sauce, reserving 1 tablespoon of hot sauce.
  • Line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place pretzel twists and Fisher® Chef's Naturals Pecan Halves in the canister of a food processor. Process until coarse. Pour pecan mixture into a shallow bowl.
  • Dredge chicken in flour, egg, then pecan mixture until chicken is fully coated and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake at 425° for 25 minutes, or until golden brown, turning once at 10 minutes.
  • Mix remaining tablespoon of hot sauce with ranch dressing.
  • Serve chicken tenders with a side of spicy dressing sauce for dipping.