Grilled Barbecue Chicken Tenders

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6

Fire up the barbecue and try your hand at Grilled Barbecue Chicken Tenders. Soak wooden skewers for 30 minutes and prepare a sweet and savory sauce on the side. Use store-bought barbecue sauce, and by adding a few extra ingredients, it will enhance the flavor.


  • 18 Sanderson Farms® Chicken Tenderloins
  • 18 – 10-inch wooden skewers
  • 1¼ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • oil for brushing grill grate

Nutritional Information (PER SERVING)

Calories: 280
Fat: 1.5g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Sodium: 430mg
Carbohydrate: 25g
Sugars: 19g
Protein: 42g


  1. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes. Drain water.
  2. Mix Worcestershire sauce, Dijon-style mustard, lemon pepper, barbecue sauce, apple cider vinegar and maple syrup in a small container. Set aside.
  3. Brush grill grate with oil.
  4. Preheat grill for 10 minutes.
  5. Thread one chicken tender on a skewer. Repeat with the remaining chicken tenders.
  6. Grill chicken tenders for 15 minutes, turning every 3 minutes and brushing with barbecue sauce mixture at every turn. Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165°F.