Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

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Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders are a great way not only to satisfy your children’s demands for their favorite entree but also use up the crumbs at the bottom of those potato chip bags.

Crispy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders are a great way not only to satisfy your children's demands for their favorite entree but also use up the crumbs at the bottom of those potato chip bags.

Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

We love sharing recipes from our own family recipe boxes on this blog, as well as finding classic recipes from our favorite vintage cookbooks. We also love sharing recipes from our good friends and this is one of those!

Barbara’s good friend shared a personal recipe book with her. It was the one her relatives gave her as a wedding gift filled with their own favorite recipes.

Aren’t those the best kind of wedding gifts? These Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders were her Nana’s recipe.

Barbara was drawn to it because she could use the crumbs left in the bottom of the potato chip bag. Our Grandma K. would be proud of her for not wasting those crumbs.

Need another idea for those same crumbs? Try our Potato Chip Cookies!

Notes About Oven Baked Potato Chip Chicken:

  • In the notes of the original recipe, it says that you can change up this recipe with other types of potato chip crumbs like sour cream and onion or barbecue flavor.
  • For a lower fat option, use low fat sour cream for these baked chicken tenders.
  • 4 Ingredient Chicken Legs are another great oven baked chicken recipe.

No matter what flavor of potato chips you decide to use, your children will enjoy dipping these crispy baked chicken tenders in their favorite sauce just as much as the ones they order in a restaurant.

Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders are a great way not only to satisfy your children's demands for their favorite entree but also use up the crumbs at the bottom of those potato chip bags.

How to Make Oven Baked Potato Chip Chicken:

Instructions:

  1. Pat chicken dry; coat with sour cream.
  2. Roll in crushed potato chips.  Arrange in prepared dish; pour melted butter over top.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown.

For the full instructions for baked chicken tenders with potato chips, scroll to the bottom of this post. 

Try serving these along side our favorite kid-friendly side dishes.

Buttermilk Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Cheesy Corn

Crock Pot Calico Baked Beans

4 Ingredient Cheesy Potatoes (Crock Pot)

Cheesy Frito Salad

Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders are a great way not only to satisfy your children's demands for their favorite entree but also use up the crumbs at the bottom of those potato chip bags.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken tenders with potato chips, crispy baked chicken tenders, crunchy potato chip crusted baked chicken tenders, oven baked potato chip chicken
Servings: 6
Author: Megan

Ingredients

  • 1-2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast tenders
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups potato chips crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pat chicken dry with paper towels; coat with sour cream.
  • Roll chicken in crushed potato chips on both sides until generously covered.
  • Arrange on a greased cooking sheet or baking dish.
  • Pour melted butter or margarine over the top.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.

Notes

  • In the notes of the original recipe, it says that you can change up this recipe with other types of potato chip crumbs like sour cream and onion or barbecue flavor.
  • For a lower fat option, use low fat sour cream for these baked chicken tenders.
  • 4 Ingredient Chicken Legs are another great oven baked chicken recipe. 

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Crunchy Potato Chip-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

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2 Comments

    1. It is very very good! I make this but I put my chips ( Lays plain) in melted butter and I inject my tenders with a garlic butter… I also don’t roll my chicken in the chips but instead I top the tenders with it. Yummy!!

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