Nominate the Best Chicken Tenders in Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky
If there are chicken tenders on a menu, there is a very good chance that I'm ordering them. There are plenty of restaurants that take their tenders seriously, so we are on a 'Chicken Quest' to find the best in the Tri-State.
The Adult Obsession: Why Chicken Tenders Are More Than Just Kid's Food
In the realm of culinary delights, there's a seemingly humble dish that has been making waves in the world of adult dining: chicken tenders. Once relegated to children's menus and fast-food joints, these crispy, succulent strips of chicken have undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. Today, they're not just a guilty pleasure for grown-ups but a full-fledged sensation.
From a Nugget to a Tender
Maybe you are still a huge fan of the chicken nugget, and there is nothing wrong with that. It is important to know the difference between a nugget and a strip.
Processed vs. Whole Meat: While some chicken nuggets are made from whole pieces of chicken, many are produced using a mixture of chicken meat and other ingredients, forming a homogeneous blend.
Shape: Nuggets come in various shapes, often molded into rounds, ovals, or fun shapes like dinosaurs, making them visually appealing, especially to children.
Meat Quality: Chicken tenders are typically made from whole cuts of chicken, which means you're getting more of the chicken's natural flavor and tenderness.
Shape: Tenders are elongated strips, which provide a substantial, juicy bite that appeals to those seeking a more substantial meal.
Don't be a 'Chicken' Vote!
Write in your favorite spot to get chicken tenders. We will reveal the top vote-getters on Friday, September 8, just in time to celebrate KFC's Colonel Sander's birthday!