Parmesan Chicken Tenders with Veggies

Looking for a delicious and healthy way to spice up your chicken dinner routine? This flavor-packed recipe is quick, easy, and sure to please!


  • 3-5 pieces of raw chicken cut as tenders
  • 3/4 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1/8-1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese (not shredded)
  • 1/4 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups mixed steamed and seasoned veggies, like broccoli or cauliflower

This parmesan chicken tenders and veggies recipe is a quick and easy dinner option that is packed with flavor. The dish features tender, juicy chicken tenders that are marinated with Dijon mustard and sprinkled with garlic powder and cayenne for a savory kick. The chicken is then breaded with parmesan cheese and pan-fried to a golden brown. To finish, the chicken is paired with steamed veggies. The combination of parmesan chicken tenders and veggies is a delicious and satisfying meal that is quick and easy to make.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Place the chicken tenders between two layers of wax paper and pound them 1/8-inch-thin.

Step 2

Brush both sides of the chicken pieces with mustard, and sprinkle with garlic powder and cayenne.

Step 3

Place the parmesan in a shallow bowl. Dip the chicken pieces, one by one, into the parmesan and press to coat.

Step 4

Heat a nonstick double-burner griddle (or two large nonstick skillets) over medium heat, about 2 minutes. Brush with olive oil. Fry the chicken tenders until browned, about 3 minutes on each side.

Step 5

Serve with a side of vegetables.

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