Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Chicken Tenders

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Quinoa is an ancient grain that also happens to be a super food because it contains all 9 essential amino acids. It is gluten-free, too, so it appeals to many food lifestyles. You can use it in place of rice or any other grain. I've even made it into a sweet banana pudding

Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Chicken Tenders from Weelicious.com

I love using it for these Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Chicken Tenders because I can serve them to so many people, and they come out with a beautiful crunchy crust that is totally satisfying. Here's a quick guide for how to cook quinoa before you get started with this recipe. 

Serve Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Chicken Tenders with Air Fryer French FriesHarvest Salad, and all your favorite dips. I love classic ketchup, but we also have to serve ranch and mustard in our house. 

What is your preferred dip for chicken tenders?! 

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Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Chicken Tenders (serves 4)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

nut free

dairy free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 pounds chicken tenders, remove white stringy tendon
  • 2 large eggs or egg whites
  • olive oil

Preparation

1. Pour the quinoa onto a towel and blot to remove any excess moisture. Place in a shallow bowl. 

2. Add the breadcrumbs, salt, garlic powder, and paprika to the quinoa. Stir to combine well. 

3. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk the eggs. 

4. Dip the chicken into the egg and then into the quinoa mixture pressing evenly to coat.

5. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat, add a thin coat of oil and pan sear the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side or until quinoa is golden.

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21 comments

  • I guess you're suggesting use gluten free breadcrumbs?

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  • I feel like it's not gluten free if you use breadcrumbs.

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  • Dalila Arias

    Can you bake in oven instead of stove top

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