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Chicken Tenders

Cracker Barrel Chicken Tenders Recipe

Cracker Barrel chicken tenders has chicken tenderloin marinated in the mixture or Italian dressing, lime juice, and honey. This tender chicken is infused with the flavors of herbs like thyme, rosemary, oregano, and spices like salt, pepper, garlic powder, and many more. Cracker Barrel chicken tenders can be enjoyed with any side dish.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinating Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 13 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 277 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Saucepan
  • Kitchen Tongs
  • Whisk
  • Cling film


  • 1 pound Chicken Tenderloins
  • ½ cup Italian Dressing
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Lime Juice


  • Take a small bowl and mix Italian dressing with honey and lime juice. Form a smooth seasoning mixture. Then, rub it all over the chicken pieces and wrap the chicken with a cling film. Refrigerate the chicken for up to 8 hours (or just for an hour).
  • Remove the chicken from the refrigerator at least 15 minutes before you start cooking it. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and cook the chicken in it for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side until the temperature of the chicken reaches 165 F.
  • Remove the juices from the pan and let it dry. Now, return the chicken to the pan and sear it until the skin of the chicken is golden brown.


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Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 564mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword American cuisine, chicken tenders, Cracker Barrel chicken tenders
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