This recipe is a GREAT recipe for those busy holiday eves. The chicken marinates overnight and then it’s a quick toss to coat in the crumbs and bake. The chicken remains super juicy while absolutely fork tender and crispy on the outside.

1 ¼ pound chicken tenders
¹⁄³ cup sour cream
Juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon celery salt
½ teaspoon FRESH ground black pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon seasoned salt
¼ teaspoon garlic salt
½ cup crushed butter crackers or RITZ crackers
2 tablespoons avocado oil
2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • Whisk together the sour cream, lemon juice, pepper, paprika. seasoned salt and garlic salt.
  • In a large sealable Ziploc bag or pyrex container add chicken pieces and marinade. Toss to coat, seal and refrigerate overnight.


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Spray deep baking tray with non-stick cooking spray, cover in foil or use a silicone baking mat.
  • Drain and discard marinade.
  • Coat chicken with cracker crumbs.
  • Place a single layer on tray.
  • Whisk together the oil and butter.
  • Drizzle over chicken pieces.
  • Bake, uncovered, 30-40 minutes until cooked through.

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