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Breaded Pork Tenders Recipe

In this post I’m sharing a delicious Breaded Pork Tenders Recipe.

Here’s a kid friendly meal that the grown ups will love too. If you have little ones, they love using those little hands to eat with rather than using a fork. Kids also love all things nugget and tenders form.

Fried pork chops in tender form are perfect dipped in homemade old fashioned BBQ sauce! Plus you get more crust and everyone loves the crust, right!

This recipe is a delicious way to switch up family meals with a tasty pork chop recipe which are usually more budget friendly than chicken. Seriously y’all, why is chicken so dang expensive?

Breaded Pork Tenders

Here’s what you’ll need to make this delicious family meal (printable recipe card with all the details further down in post):

  • Boneless Pork Chops, cut into strips
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Onion Powder
  • Paprika
  • Egg
  • Buttermilk
  • Water
  • Cooking Oil – enough for frying (about 1/2 ” in a skillet)
Pork Tenders - Pork Chop Dippers - Tasty with BBQ Sauce

Kid Friendly Pork Recipes

Add cooking oil to a skillet and heat over medium heat.
 
Use two bowls to prepare the wet mixture and dry mixture. In one bowl add flour and seasonings, mix to combine. In the second bowl add the egg, buttermilk, and water and mix to combine.
 
Take each pork strip and dredge in the dry mixture, then the wet mixture, and once again in the dry mixture.
 
Shake off excess seasoned flour mixture and add strips to skillet.
 
Fry on each side until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.
 
Remove pork tenders from skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate to remove excess oil. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.

Pork Tenders and Dipping Sauce

Pork Tender Dippers with homemade barbecue sauce - family meals

Fried pork tenders really is a delicious meal with your favorite dipping sauces!

Let’s make the Breaded Pork Tenders Recipe.

Yield: 4 Servings

Pork Tenders

Pork Tenders

Move over chicken, these pork tenders are delicious and kid friendly too. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4-6 Pcs Boneless Pork Chops, cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 c All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Water
  • Cooking Oil - enough for frying (about 1/2 " in a skillet)

Instructions

  1. Add the cooking oil to a skillet and heat over medium heat.
  2. Use two bowls to prepare the wet mixture and dry mixture. In one bowl add flour and seasonings, mix to combine. In the second bowl add the egg, buttermilk, and water and mix to combine.
  3. Take each pork strip and dredge in the dry mixture, then the wet mixture, and once again in the dry mixture.
  4. Shake off excess seasoned flour mixture and add strips to skillet.
  5. Fry on each side until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. 
  6. Remove pork tenders from skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate to remove excess oil. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 617Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 203mgSodium: 694mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 63g
 
 
See this recipe shared at:
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Jaxx The Bearded Hiker

Monday 27th of March 2017

Never have thought of using pork. I do it with cube steak strips, but this is now on my list! Thanks!

Julia's Simply Southern

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

I hope you enjoy it!

Julia's Simply Southern

Saturday 25th of March 2017

They're so good Donnae! I don't know why I didn't think of serving pork as tenders a long time ago ;)

Donnae Cope

Saturday 25th of March 2017

Can't wait to try these pork tenders!

Miz Helen

Tuesday 21st of March 2017

We love Pork Tenders, these look awesome! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!Miz Helen

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