Finally, a vegan chicken alternative you can really sink your teeth into. Gardein Ultimate Plant-Based Chick'n Tenders are a mouthwatering plant-based chicken alternative. These crisp, breaded, plant-based chick'n tenders look, cook, taste and satisfy like real chicken. They're vegan and Non-GMO Project Verified, contain no dairy ingredients and provide 15 grams of protein per serving. Whether you prefer dunking them in your favorite sauce or adding them to your favorite recipes, these meatless tenders make a mouthwatering chicken substitute. Gardein: Delicious Plant-Based Protein.