Chicken Tenders Made With Doritos

How to make Chicken Tenders Made With Doritos


2 large chicken breasts, boneless and cut into strips

2 cups of Nacho Cheese Doritos, crushed

2 tbsp milk

2 eggs


Preheat the oven to 400*

Line a baking tray with parchment paper

Placed the crushed Doritos into a shallow dish

In another shallow dish combine the milk with the 2 eggs and whisk together

Dip each chicken strip into the egg and milk then into the crushed Doritos

Be sure the Chicken strip is completely covered

Place the strips onto the parchment lined baking tray

Using an oil spray, lightly spray each of the chicken strips

Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly.


Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 298 | TOTAL FAT: 8g | CHOLESTEROL: 227mg | SODIUM: 303mg | PROTEIN: 51g

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use a different flavor of Doritos?

Yes, you can try using different flavors of Doritos to customize the taste of your chicken tenders.

Can I use bone-in chicken instead of boneless?

While boneless chicken breasts are specified in the recipe, you can use bone-in chicken if you prefer. Keep in mind that the cooking time may vary.

Can I bake the chicken tenders without using parchment paper?

Parchment paper helps prevent sticking and makes for easier cleanup. However, if you don’t have parchment paper, you can lightly grease the baking tray or use aluminum foil instead.

Can I substitute milk with a non-dairy alternative?

Yes, you can use non-dairy milk as a substitute for regular milk if you have dietary restrictions or preferences.

Can I deep fry the chicken tenders instead of baking them?

Yes, if you prefer a crispy texture, you can deep fry the chicken tenders instead of baking them.

Adjust the cooking time accordingly and ensure they are cooked thoroughly.

Can I use a different type of chips instead of Doritos?

Yes, you can experiment with different types of chips to coat the chicken tenders and add your desired flavor and crunch.

Can I use boneless chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?

Yes, you can substitute boneless chicken thighs for chicken breasts if you prefer. Adjust the cooking time as needed.

Can I use an alternative cooking method instead of baking?

Yes, you can try shallow frying or air frying the chicken tenders instead of baking them. Adjust the cooking time and temperature accordingly.

Can I make this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, you can use gluten-free tortilla chips or other gluten-free chips instead of Doritos to make this recipe gluten-free. Also, ensure that any other ingredients you use are gluten-free.

Can I make this recipe without eggs?

Yes, if you have an egg allergy or prefer not to use eggs, you can try dipping the chicken strips in a non-dairy milk alternative or even buttermilk before coating them with the crushed Doritos.

Leave A Reply