Buttered Noodles with Crispy Chicken Tenders

  • Servings: 4 to 6
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

These garlicky butter noodles are tossed with store-bought chicken tenders for an easy kid-friendly meal that’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.


12 ozNo Yolks® Broad Noodles
1/4 cupbutter, divided
3cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tspgarlic powder
1/4 cupfinely chopped fresh parsley, divided
2 Tbspsfinely chopped chives
1/2 tspsalt
1/2 tspblack pepper
12crispy chicken tenders, cooked according to package directions and sliced
2/3 cupgrated Parmesan cheese, divided


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking liquid; drain noodles.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet set over medium heat, melt 2 Tbsps butter. Add garlic and garlic powder; cook, stirring, for 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add noodles, cooking liquid, remaining butter, 2 Tbsps parsley, chives, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until noodles are well coated.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in sliced chicken tenders and half the Parmesan.
  5. Divide noodles mixture among 4 to 6 bowls. Garnish with remaining Parmesan and remaining parsley.


For a burst of bright flavor, toss pasta with a pinch of freshly grated lemon zest and a squeeze of freshly squeezed lemon juice.