Restaurant-Style Chicken Tenderloins

Restaurant-Style Chicken Tenderloins


"I used to love the chicken tenderloins at a well-known restaurant chain. With this recipe, I can make them at home and they are just as good!!"


30 m servings 219 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 26.4 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 560 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Slice chicken into thin strips. In a small bowl mix together the dressing, lime juice and honey. Place chicken strips in a 9x13 inch baking dish and pour mixture over chicken, covering all. Cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding any remaining marinade. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and saute chicken strips until lightly browned and cooked through (juices run clear), 12 to 15 minutes.


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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 131 Ratings


I baked these instead for about 30 minutes, and they were delicious!

Wooo hooo a clone of the chicken tenderloins from Cracker Barrell!!!! These were very good! I think I will marinate them more than 2 hrs like I fact I'll probably let them soak overnigh...

Absolutely delicious. I made this for dinner with rice and a zucchini corn sidedish. My husband requested that I write this recipe down so we can have it again. I marinated chicken for longer...

We loved this recipe! Wonderful savory and sweet flavor. I strained the dressing and increased the honey a good bit to be more kid friendly. Didn't have lime juice so I substituted lemon juic...

This is outstanding. This recipe makes one appear to be a superstar gourmet cook. I always like to keep a recipe of this on hand, frozen, for last minute dinners. I defrost, throw this on a bed ...

I am not a huge chicken fan, but this recipe is really good. We marinated our chicken over night and cooked them on the grill - they stuck to the grill a little bit. I would recommend slicing ...

There is a lesson to be learned with this recipe: often times, the simplest concoctions are the best. I have made this many times and everyone always raves about it. I don't change a thing, e...

This recipe is really nothing to rave about. I was expecting something really good since it is supposed to be comparable to a restaurant. It wasn't bad I just wasn't impressed. Amy's Egg Garl...

These turned out really good. I put them in flatbread and added lettuce, tomato, cheese and a little more italian dressing and ate them like a soft taco! The kids loved them this way.