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Chicken Tenders with Cherry Ginger Glaze Recipe

Whip up this quick and healthy chicken tenders recipe in minutes. The cherry ginger glaze makes "easy" seem "fancy".
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Poultry Recipes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 253kcal


  • ¼ cup cherry preserves
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 ¼ pounds chicken tender about 8
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil divided
  • ½ yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the cherry preserves and orange juice.
  • Season the chicken tenders with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1½ teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat.
  • Cook the chicken tenders until just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
  • Heat ½ teaspoon olive oil in the same pan, set over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until tender and just turning brown, about 5 minutes. Add the ginger and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir the cherry preserve mixture into the onions and simmer until the sauce thickens slightly, about 3 minutes.
  • Return the chicken to the pan and turn to coat with the sauce. Serve.


WW (Old Points) 4 / WW (Points+) 6


Serving: 2Tenders + 3 tablespoon Sauce | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.6mg