Cheesy Bread Chicken Tenders
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Cheesy Bread Chicken Tenders

Cheesy Bread Chicken Tenders

Serves 2 | with Queso Style Dip

Dip succulent cheesy chicken tenders into rich queso style dip for a mouthwatering starter or side dish.

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes


serving amount

32 grams


(Contains Egg, Mustard)

50 grams


(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

1 sachet(s)

Roasted Spice and Herb Blend

2 unit(s)

British Chicken Breasts

60 grams

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

75 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Oil for the Breadcrumbs


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)2700 kJ
Energy (kcal)645 kcal
Fat38.7 g
of which saturates16.5 g
Carbohydrate26.7 g
of which sugars2.2 g
Protein50.2 g
Salt1.83 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Garlic Press
Medium Saucepan


Bread the Chicken

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. 

b) Pop the mayo into a medium bowl.

c) In a separate medium bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, roasted spice and herb blend and the oil for the breadcrumbs (see pantry for amount).

c) Cut each chicken breast into 2cm strips. Season with salt and pepper, then add to the bowl of mayo and mix to coat well. Pop the chicken pieces into the breadcrumbs, toss to coat, then transfer to a baking tray. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging.

Prep the Queso Style Dip

a) Bake the chicken tenders on the top shelf of the oven until slightly golden and cooked through, 20-25 mins. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

b) Meanwhile, grate the Red Leicester. 

c) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).

d) In a medium saucepan, mix together the creme fraiche, garlic and cheese. Season with salt and pepper, then set aside for now.

Dip, Dip, Hooray

a) Once the chicken is cooked, pop the saucepan on medium heat and stir until the cheese has melted and the mixture is hot, 2-3 mins.

b) Transfer the queso style dip to your serving bowl.

c) Serve with the chicken strips for dipping.


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