Pecan Chicken Tenders with Dill Mustard Dipping Sauce

Pecan Chicken Tenders with Dill Mustard Dipping Sauce
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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  • Add a little crunch to your chicken tenders with this delicious recipe — it’s sure to be a family favorite! 


  • 16 chicken tenders (approximately 1 ounce each, 16 ounces total)
  • 1 cup Fisher® Chef’s Naturals Pecan Cookie Pieces
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons scallions, chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon seafood, poultry, salad, and meat seasoning
  • Dill Mustard Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped
  • For food safety, gently rub produce under cold running water.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine pecans with the breadcrumbs and Old Bay seasoning in a bowl; mix well and set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs in a large bowl and dip each piece of chicken into the egg mixture.
  4. Using one dry hand press both sides of the chicken into the pecan crumb mixture. Place on a dish until all tenders are breaded.
  5. Place the chicken on a sheet pan, gently shaking the excess crumbs off the chicken.
  6. Lightly drizzle the oil on both sides of the chicken pieces and place in the oven to bake until internal temperature reaches 165°F on a food thermometer, about 20 minutes.
  7. Place mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard seeds and dill in a small bowl and whisk well to combine.
  8. Place the pecan chicken tenders on a platter. Sprinkle with scallions (optional) and extra chopped pecans (optional). Serve with the dill mustard sauce.

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