Sheet Pan Crispy Chicken Tenders with Pumpkin Spice Aioli

Pumpkin spice isn’t just for dessert! Here, everyone’s favorite flavor pairs perfectly with breaded chicken tenders.

Serves: 3Prep: 15 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 3

Ingredients

  • 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin purée
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1⁄3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 1⁄2 cups cornflakes crumbs
  • 1 pound Simple Truth™ Natural Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breast Tenders

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, pumpkin, garlic, lemon juice and pumpkin spice. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Set up breading station by mixing flour, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl. In second shallow bowl, arrange beaten eggs. In third shallow bowl, arrange cornflake crumbs.
  • Dip each tender into flour mixture, then egg, then crumbs, shaking of excess between each step. Arrange on prepared pan.
  • Bake 8 minutes. Flip chicken tenders; continue baking 6 to 8 minutes, until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Serve chicken tenders with dipping sauce.