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Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders

This 20-Minute Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders recipe is quick and easy, easy to double for a large party! You can substitute creme fraiche for sour cream.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 6


  • 4 Tbsp.  olive oil
  • 2.5 – 3 lbs. chicken tenders
  • Favorite seasoning I used McCormick’s Perfect Pinch “Cajun” spice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche or sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges


  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Season the chicken. Cook it on both sides until golden for about 3 minutes; transfer to plate.
  • Add the salsa to the skillet and cook on medium heat, stirring for 2 minutes.
  • Turn the heat down to low; stir in creme fraiche.
  • Return the chicken to pan, cover and simmer over low heat, 4-5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with chips, rice, and lime.