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Potato Crunchy Tenders

Potato Crunchy Tenders Recipe


Crunchy fried chicken tenders, coated in garlic flavored mashed potato flakes before frying, make a quick, easy main dish or snack.


  • ½ cup vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (7.6 ounce) package garlic flavored instant mashed potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ pounds chicken tenders


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. While the oil is heating, beat the milk and egg together in a bowl. In another bowl, stir together the instant mashed potatoes, salt, and pepper.
  3. Stir the chicken tenders with the milk mixture to coat thoroughly, then shake off excess milk and dip each tender into the potato flakes. Place the breaded tenders into the hot oil, and fry until golden brown, 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.

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Nutritional Information

Potato Crunchy Tenders

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 555.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 89 %
carbohydrates: 11 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 8 %
fat: 40 %
saturated fat: 24 %
cholesterol: 46 %
vitamin a iu: 4 %
niacin equivalents: 191 %
vitamin b6: 48 %
vitamin c:
folate: 3 %
calcium: 10 %
iron: 9 %
magnesium: 16 %
potassium: 12 %
sodium: 38 %
thiamin: 12 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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