Holler! So today I’ve got something yummy for you. I was in a pinch for dinner ideas recently and one of my friends recommended this EASY meal. Since she sent it to me I’ve made it a few times. Ben totally loves it and it really takes no time at all to prepare. You can use any cheddar crackers… I typically use either the Whole Foods 365 organic crackers or Kashi crackers, but there is really no difference other than your preference.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 cups Cheez-It Cheddar crackers (3 oz)
- 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/4 lb chicken tenders (not coated or cooked)
- 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
Put oven rack in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 475°F. Brush a large shallow baking pan with oil (2 tablespoons).
Pulse crackers in a food processor until finely ground, then transfer to a wide shallow bowl and stir in 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Toss tenders with mustard in a large bowl until coated, then dredge, 2 at a time, in cracker crumbs until evenly coated. Arrange tenders in 1 layer, without crowding, in oiled pan. Bake, turning over once, until golden brown, about 15 minutes total.