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On Valentine’s Day, I prefer to stay home with my two favorite guys (the hubs and my son) and have a nice, quiet night at home. It’s even better if there aren’t any sports practices, games or other activities that we have to race off to!
I usually like to make everyone’s favorite dishes for Valentine’s Day. Food is one way that I can show my guys how much I love them. For my husband, it will probably be Pasta Mignon — filet mignon served over pasta with a mushroom-sherry cream sauce. For my son, it will be chicken tenders.
This year, I thought I would amp up his plain chicken tenders and use the Tyson Original Batter Dipped Tenders and make one of my favorite dipping sauces — Candy Sauce!
These chicken tenders are super easy to prepare. Plus, they’re small and totally dippable. I purchased the at my local Wal-Mart in the freezer section. There’s even a coupon for them in February 9th’s Sunday paper. Make sure you grab one!
The Candy Sauce is my favorite part of this dish. It’s an unusual combination of ingredients that tastes fantastic together. It’s also very versatile. I used it on my Pulled Pork Tacos with Sriracha Slaw and on some broiled fish that we had the other night.
It’s easy to make too. Just put all of the ingredients in a food processor and give them a whirl until the sauce is smooth. That’s it. It really doesn’t get any easier!
I’m planning to serve the chicken tenders and candy sauce with Easy Parmesan Orzo and steamed broccoli (his favorite!). I think my little guy is going to love this dinner!
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1-8.5 oz can peaches in heavy syrup, drained
1/4 cup barbeque sauce
1 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
2 tsp brown sugar
Puree all ingredients together in a food processor. Refrigerate overnight.
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5 thoughts on “Chicken Tenders with Candy Sauce”
Uhm…YUMMY!! That sauce looks delicious! We will definitely be trying this one out! #client
It’s an incredible sauce, you won’t be sorry! 🙂
I bet having that sweet sauce with the tenders tastes great! YUM! #client
Oooh, the candy sauce looks delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I am definitely going to try it!
Thanks! It’s a really good sauce! Thanks for stopping by! 🙂