Lemon Butter Chicken Tenders - small strips of chicken are tossed with herbs and spices and seared until golden brown, then finished with a simple garlicky, lemon-butter pan sauce. It's a no fuss, super fast and easy to make chicken recipe that doesn't disappoint!
Ready in: 15minutes
1 1/2lbschicken tenders(or tenderloins)
Saltand freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2Tbspall-purpose flour
2Tbspfresh lemon juice
Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.
Season chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Then evenly sprinkle over oregano, thyme, paprika, and flour. Toss to evenly coat.
Add oil to the skillet along with 1 Tbsp butter. Carefully tilt pan to evenly coat.
Add chicken tenders to skillet, leaving a little space between them.
Let cook until golden brown on bottom, about 3 minutes. Turn and cook 2 minutes or until nearly cooked through.
Once chicken is nearly cooked through (about 155 in center) add remaining 2 Tbsp butter and sprinkle garlic around the chicken (don't sprinkle on the chicken or it won't cook).
Continue to cook until chicken is just cooked through (165 in center of each piece), about 1 minute longer.
Remove from heat. Carefully pour in lemon juice and add parsley. Toss to coat then serve.