Cheesy Ranch Chicken Tenders

These tender and juicy Cheesy Ranch Chicken Tenders are a favorite around here. A great dinner recipe that even the kids love. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Ranch Chicken Tenders, Chicken Tenders Recipe, Ranch Chicken Strips
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 chicken tenders
Calories 282 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 3/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl place ranch dressing and in a separate bowl add bread crumbs, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese.

  3. Start by placing chicken first bowl and coat in dressing. Allow excess to drip on then roll in the second bowl to coat in breading. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet and repeat with each chicken tender.

  4. Spray your chicken tenders with nonstick cooking spray. 

  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes flipping halfway through or until cooked through. 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Ranch Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 461mg19%
Potassium 452mg13%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 119IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.