Do you ever just get sick and tired of the same old? Stuck in the routine of daily exhaustion, it’s easy to find yourself standing in front of the fridge, pulling out the stuff for quesadillas (again) or tacos (again) because you’ve got it in the fridge and you already to know how to cook it. Enter this quick, simple idea for Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken. Like homemade chicken nuggets with a mighty fresh kick, these chicken strips are totally delish, an easy way to break the same-old menu routine without rocking your world so much as to cause total identity crisis. They are simple, easy, and totally tasty.
Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Strips
2 cups yellow tortilla chips, crushed
Salt & Pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (if desired)
10-12 chicken tenders
Press the chicken tenders into the crushed tortillas, coating them well. Transfer to a large baking sheet. Bake in an oven preheated to 400 degrees for 15-18 minutes, or just until cooked through. Top with your favorite salsa, sour cream, and chopped cilantro,