How to Reheat Chicken Tenders in the Oven

Chicken tenders have to be one of the most popular ways to eat chicken. Every kid that I know would rather have a chicken tender than a delightful piece of regular chicken. It must be something to do with the texture, but people are going crazy over chicken tenders. You might even say that chicken tenders are more addictive than many illegal substances.

A lot of times, the store will sell chicken tenders in the refrigerated section. They look extremely unappetizing. They mark down the price because nobody wants to buy them. Sometimes there are chicken tenders left over in your refrigerator and you do not know where they came from. You will want to heat them to eat them again. 

The conventional oven is a great way to reheat your chicken tenders because they will be hot and crispy, just like they were when you ate them at a fine restaurant.  The toaster oven is also an excellent option to reheat your chicken tenders because they will come out delicious. Plus, you don’t have to use as much energy as the conventional oven. Enjoy your reheated chicken tenders with sauces to bring out the best flavor.

You Shouldn’t Reheat Your Chicken Tenders in the Microwave Oven

Don’t fall for the temptation of throwing your chicken tenders in the microwave and nuking the life out of them. The chicken tenders will end up soggy and disgusting. No amount of sauce will save the flavor. You will end up swallowing little pieces of chicken tenders whole and washing them down with your favorite beverage. This is terrible for your digestive systems and can cause intestinal diverticulitis.

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You Shouldn’t Reheat Your Chicken Tenders on the Stovetop

Let’s face it. You do not know how to use the stove. All those buttons and knobs are incomprehensible. Plus, you remember when you were a kid. You put a whole lobster on the stove on high and you almost set the house on fire. Leave stovetop cooking to the experts. Do not reheat your chicken tenders on the stovetop.

How to Reheat Your Chicken Tenders in the Conventional Oven

Make sure you clean out the bottom of your oven. There is probably a layer of scorched barbeque sauce and catsup a couple of inches thick. Get the broom and brush out the bottom of the oven. It will surprise you how quickly you can clean out your oven with a broom.

The Conventional Oven

  1. Preheat the oven to 420 degrees
  2. Find a baking sheet. It is probably dirty in the sink.
  3. Put a layer of aluminum foil on the bottom of the baking sheet.
  4. Place the chicken tenders on the aluminum foil. 
  5. Put a piece of aluminum foil over the top of the chicken tenders.
  6. Load the chi the ovencken tenders in.
  7. Reheat for 4-6 minutes depending on the size of the chicken tenders.
  8. Remove the chicken tenders from the oven using an oven mitt.
  9. Remove the aluminum foil from the chicken.
  10. Enjoy hot with your favorite sauce. I like to dip my chicken tenders in vodka.

How to Reheat Your Chicken Tenders in the Toaster Oven

As dirty as your microwave and conventional oven are, the toaster oven is always worse. If you don’t clean out that layer of disgusting gunk from the bottom of the toaster, it could start a fire that consumes your entire house. Be responsible, and clean your toaster oven before you use it. The local first responders will thank you.

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The Toaster Oven

  1. Find the toaster oven baking tray. It is probably dirty in the sink.
  2. Line the toaster oven baking tray with aluminum foil.
  3. Put the chicken tenders on the aluminum foil. 
  4. Put a layer of aluminum foil over the top.
  5. Put the chicken tenders in the toaster oven.
  6. Reheat at 420 degrees for 4-6 minutes depending on the size of the chicken tenders.
  7. Remove the chicken tenders from the toaster oven.
  8. Remove the aluminum foil from the chicken tenders.
  9. Enjoy with your favorite sauce, such as oyster sauce.

Enjoy Your Chicken Tenders with Sauces

You ate up all those sauces that came with your chicken tenders. To tell the truth, the sauces are the best part of eating chicken tenders. Don’t worry that you don’t have any sauces from the restaurant. You can make your own. 

Try mixing catsup with peanut butter. Try mixing teriyaki sauce with grape jelly. The combinations are endless. Depending on your mental state, the results will be fantastic. Just have a positive attitude toward your chicken tenders and the sauces you create. 

Conclusion

Keep your kitchen clean. Next time, you can use some other appliances that are currently covered in grease to reheat your leftover chicken tenders.  Scrub all of your dirty dishes and pans.  Put them in the cupboard where they belong. Your mom will be so happy that she might give up heroin.

You can reheat the chicken tenders in the oven or the toaster oven. They will be hot and crunchy, like they were when you first ate them. Whatever you do, don’t use your disgusting microwave to reheat your chicken tenders because you will turn them into an inedible slop.