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Tortilla Chip-crusted Chicken Bites Recipe

Dorito-crusted Chicken Bites – coated with crispy tortilla chips and baked to perfection. 10 minutes active time and dinner is ready!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Tortilla Chip-crusted Chicken Bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 256 kcal


  • 4 oz tortilla chips
  • 8 oz chicken tenders
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 3 dashes smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.

  2. Crush the tortilla chips with a food processor. Set aside in a big bowl.

  3. Season the chicken with salt, ground black pepper and smoked paprika. Coat the chicken tender with the all-purpose flour, shake off the excess, dip in the beaten egg, and then coat evenly with the tortilla chips. Lay on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat the steps until all chicken are coated.

  4. Bake for 15 minutes and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Tortilla Chip-crusted Chicken Bites Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 256 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 154mg51%
Sodium 402mg17%
Potassium 605mg17%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.