Pickle-Brined Baked Chicken Tenders

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  • 15 pounds chicken tenders (or skinless breasts cut into strips)
  • 1 1/4 cups pickle juice (dill, enough to cover the chicken)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (and black pepper, to taste)
  • 1 large egg (beaten)
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup panko (seasoned)
  • cooking spray
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Laurel B. 24 Mar
These are excellent. I’m making them again tonight.
Erika 6 Feb
In a house full of picky eaters, no one complained. Everyone loved this.
Kari 31 Aug 2017
I have never marinated these more than a couple of hours. Pickle juice is really intense! In fact, I cut it with a little water. I also cut my chicken into nugget sized pieces. I take them straight from the juice, roll them in some flour seasoned with some Lawry's and fry them in oil. I also toss some pickle slices in with the chicken, coat them, and fry as well! The hubby loves fried pickles. Taste just like Chick-fil-A! Kids are completely addicted!
Delicious! Lots of flavor and easy to make! We had plain breadcrumbs, soI added Italian seasoning to it. I'll definitely make this recipe again.