These simple Lemon Garlic Chicken Tenders are made with just a few ingredients and full of flavor. Served warm with dinner or chilled and tossed into a salad.
Lemon Garlic Chicken Tenders
Chicken tenders are the best! I love making them for easy dinners but I also love making them for meal prep! They are perfect to make ahead of time and add to salads or dice up with some lettuce in a wrap. No matter how you decided to serve these Lemon Garlic Chicken Tenders I think you will love them.
I even got my kids to eat this one. They really loved my lemon pepper chicken tenders that are breaded with lemon pepper seasoning so I thought this would be another great option for them.
How to make Lemon Garlic Chicken Tenders:
Step one: Place chicken tenders in a large bag then add in melted butter and lemon juice then massage into chicken.
Step two: Add in remaining ingredients and massage into chicken again.
Step three: Allow marinating in the fridge overnight for best results.
Step four: Preheat your oven and pour marinated chicken into a casserole dish and bake.
Do I have to marinate all night:
Of course not, it is your chicken after all. Feel free to bake the chicken right away but allowing it to marinate overnight will bring the flavor thought out the entire chicken tender. If you could just do 1-3 hours I think that would even do the trick. Just know that the longer you allow it to set the better it will taste.
Just in case you love lemon as much as I do! Here are a few more to try next:
Lemon Pepper Chicken and Rotini: I love this recipe, so creamy and so delicious! Plus it’s made in the slow cooker.
Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup: This soup is a must for the colder months. It’s my go-to recipe for when anyone is sick.
Blueberry Lemon Loaf: And last something treat because lemon goes with any style food.
- 1 pound chicken tenders (boneless and skinless)
- 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
- 2 lemons (juiced)
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon thyme (dried)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
Place chicken tenders in a large bag. Add in melted butter and lemon juice then massage into chicken.
Add in remaining ingredients and massage into chicken again. Allow marinating in the fridge overnight for best results.
Preheat oven to 350° F. Pour marinated chicken into a casserole dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Serve and enjoy.