Protein Chip-Crusted Chicken Tenders

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

Does your family groan at the sound of “health food”? You struggle to find recipes that are nutritious, but still pack exciting and delicious flavors to satisfy the whole gang. On your search for a healthy, crowd-pleasing weeknight meal, add this recipe to your must-try list. Kids will love chicken tenders coated with crunchy potato chips, and you’ll love that the chips are loaded with protein and quality, good-for-you ingredients. That’s not all! This tasty chicken comes together quickly and takes less than 30 minutes to bake! What’s not to love?

Healthy Protein Chip Chicken Tenders Recipe

Protein Chip-Crusted Chicken Tenders


2 scoops Quest Multipurpose Protein Powder
1 jumbo egg
¼ cup egg whites
½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 Tbsp. dried onions
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. salt
2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins
1 bag Quest Sour Cream & Onion Protein Chips, crushed
Butter spray


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a cake pan with foil or parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together egg and egg whites. Add protein powder, cheese, garlic, salt and pepper and mix until fully incorporated. Coat chicken completely with mixture.
  3. Place chicken on prepared cake pan and coat with spray butter, onions and protein chips.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees. Then, reduce heat and bake for an additional 15 minutes at 375 degrees.
  5. Serve with steamed veggies and a small salad.