Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Mexican Chicken Tenders
Total:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 450 degrees F. Whisk 1/4 cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar and the chili powder in a shallow microwave-safe dish. Add the onions, separating them into rings. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave until crisp-tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Toss to coat the onions with the liquid, then let cool. 

Meanwhile, whisk 1/3 cup mayonnaise, the cilantro and the remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar and 1 tablespoon sugar in a large bowl. Add the cabbage, jalapenos, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste and toss. Refrigerate the slaw until ready to serve. 

Whisk the remaining 2/3 cup mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon liquid from the pickled onions in a shallow dish. Put the crushed chips in another dish. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Dip the chicken in the mayonnaise mixture and then in the chips; place on the baking sheet. Mist the chicken with cooking spray. Bake until crisp and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve with the slaw and onions. 

More from:

Fun Family Weekends

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spicy Chicken Tenders with Honey-Mustard

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Chicken Poppy Seed Salad Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Marinated Chicken Thighs

Recipe courtesy of Marc Forgione

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Oven Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Marsala

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.