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Baked Buffalo Chicken Tenders

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These juicy Buffalo chicken tenders are a spicy baked dish that people of any age can enjoy! With homemade ranch dressing, these super easy baked chicken dippers make a great main dish for a weeknight dinner or tailgating party for finger foods with a healthy slant.


  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour (or panko breadcrumbs, if you prefer a crunchy coating)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (divided into 10 tenders)
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
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    1. Line baking dish or cookie sheet with aluminum foil, and spray it lightly with cooking spray. Coat chicken tenders thoroughly in a mixture of the flour (or panko breadcrumbs), cayenne, paprika, garlic powder, and salt. Shake off excess flour or panko breadcrumbs.
    2. Place chicken strips onto the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
    3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs1% DV4g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories200Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    L E. 2 days ago
    Yummy! Tried to broil it to make a little crisper but didn’t work. Wondering if I bake them to crispy then toss in sauce if it will help!
    Keston B. 3 days ago
    Very easy and delicious recipe!!
    Joanna B. 4 days ago
    yummy!! only needed to cook for 15 min not 45!
    it was great, i had to add more hot sauce to my liking but overall would definitely make again
    Reggie 5 days ago
    Turned out well. I used pank as well as flour. good flav.
    Michael Kryger 5 days ago
    Only had two chicken breasts. Cut to 12 pieces instead of 10 but great
    ashley 7 days ago
    This was a bit disappointing. I followed the directions exactly as stated but it turned out nothing like the picture. It was not crispy at all, just spicy and wet. The taste was ok and its simple to make though.
    kdangel day 14 days ago
    I ended adding a bit more of the seasonings, but otherwise tasted and smelled great!
    Franchesca 15 days ago
    Loved it super amazing
    Mary Viar 20 days ago
    Great will make again!!!!!
    Charlene 22 days ago
    awesome! it was yummly. easy to make. we put it in the eet ingredients before the dry.
    Adam Holt 24 days ago
    Turned out great! I used panko bread crumbs, rounded up on the seasonings, and put the chicken through an egg/milk mixture before refrigeration. Will definitely make again!
    Katie Lundmark a month ago
    This is the best oven-baked crispy chicken recipe that I have found so far. I made it with panko. It’s easy to make and it’s super flavorful. I had mine with avocado slices. In the future I may drench mine in hot sauce right before eating, but I am a fan of high levels of heat in my food.
    Hayden Corbett a month ago
    This recipe was terrible and turned out nothing like would be expected
    Flavor was ok but would have been moister if it were soaked in buttermilk first
    Caylee Balcerzak a month ago
    flavor was good but incredibly soggy... a little dissapointed
    Robert Kelly a month ago
    Tasty and spicy. An overall good recipe.
    andrea chanique a month ago
    Not as crunchy as I expected. But very tasty.
    Nikki Bordelon a month ago
    Came out awesome! I recommend putting them on a rack in the pan though.
    Samantha a month ago
    Tasted great! Another user recommend baking on top of a cooling rack. I would definitely recommend that as well.
    Kelly Segvich a month ago
    45 mins was a little too long but overall ok
    I cut chicken up in bite size pieces, soaked them in a 1/2 cup buttermilk, and 1tsp cayenne pepper. Let soak for one hour. Remove from liquid and dredge in 1/4 cup corn starch mixed with 1/4 cup panko, 1tsp paprika, 1tsp garlic, 1tsp salt, and a little more cayenne pepper. Cook in batches in a air fryer for about 10 to 12 minutes. Yummy crispy goodness! They almost didn’t last long enough to take a photo.
    Kristin 2 months ago
    These were delicious, i did what another user said and dipped them in ranch before the breadcrumbs. Super flavorful and moist!
    Freund 2 months ago
    Great!! We drenched in ranch, used the cooking sheet and added sweet chili sauce per the recommendations!
    Lemone Hammock 2 months ago
    Tender and not too spicy hot. I will make this again
    Tyler Distefano 2 months ago
    Not a good recipe. The batter stuck to the tinfoil and ripped off. The chicken was overcooked, and really did not have a lot of flavor.
    Ty Anthony 2 months ago
    not crispy, to much butter.
    Nish 2 months ago
    Looked good and tasted good!
    Tonya Thompson 2 months ago
    great,I didn't make it sweet enough
    Pete R 2 months ago
    lovely, added extra sweet chilli

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