Crispy oven-fried chicken tenders with healthy ranch dipping sauce

By Vijaya Selvaraju
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These kid-friendly chicken tenders will have you dipping for days. 



Chicken tenders:

  • 20 chicken tenders
  • 1/2 cup Dijon Mustard
  • 4 cups Corn Flakes, finely crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Olive Oil


  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons fresh chives, finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place Dijon Mustard in a large re-sealable plastic bag, followed by Chicken Tenders.
  3. Seal bag, and smush around to coat chicken with mustard.
  4. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with Parchment Paper and lightly greasing with Olive Oil. 
  5. Dip each chicken tender into crushed Corn Flakes, ensuring all sides are coated
  6. Transfer to baking sheet.
  7. Repeat process with remaining chicken strips, making sure not to crowd baking sheet.
  8. You may need to bake them in batches.
  9. Drizzle tops of coated Chicken Tenders with a little bit of Olive Oil, and bake for 15 minutes, turning once during baking until golden brown and crisp.
  10. Combine Yogurt, Herbs, Garlic and Onion Powders, Lemon in a bowl, and add Salt and Pepper to taste.
  11. Serve hot, crispy Chicken Tenders with cool Ranch Dip, and enjoy! 


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