Sweet Heat Glazed Tenders
Prep time 30mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4-6 servings

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  • 2 pounds chicken tenderloins
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken seasoning, divided
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup mustard
  • 1/2 cup Dr. Pepper
  • 2 cups Huy Fong Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce Ketchup
  • 1 cup green onions, sliced for garnish


  • Step 1

    In a large bowl add chicken tenders with egg, and 1/4 teaspoon each of onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, and chicken seasoning.

  • Step 2

    In a separate bowl, combine all-purpose flour and cornstarch, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of seasonings, and mix until well combined.

  • Step 3

    Coat chicken tenders with the dry mixture and lay on a wire rack for 10-15 minutes to allow the breading to adhere.

  • Step 4

    In a deep fryer, heat 6-8 quarts of preferred oil to 375°F. Fry the chicken tenders in small batches for 8-10 minutes, or until crispy and golden brown.

  • Step 5

    In a small saucepan on medium heat, combine the butter, brown sugar, mustard, Huy Fong Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce Ketchup, and Dr. Pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until the sauce is thickened.

  • Step 6

    Place chicken tenders on a wire rack before pouring the glaze over them and garnish with sliced green onions. Serve immediately.