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These juicy (paleo) chicken tenders are great for the whole family, and a healthier option than the ones from the freezer section.

I don’t think there’s anyone out there, of any age, that doesn’t love chicken tenders.

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To Make This Recipe You Will Need:

  • eggs
  • chicken strips
  • fine almond flour
  • coconut flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • smoked paprika
  • cayenne pepper
  • avocado oil
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • bowls or shallow dishes
  • whisk

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To begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and lightly brush or spritz the paper with oil.

Whisk eggs in a bowl, and set it aside for now.

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In another bowl, combine almond flour, coconut flour, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, sea salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Stir these together.

paleo chicken tenders being made

Dip a chicken tender into the egg. Coat it with the flour mixture.

Dip the tender back into the egg. Coat the tender with the flour mixture again.

Place the tender on your baking sheet.

Repeat with all of the tenders.

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Lightly spritz or drizzle the tenders with a little bit of oil. Bake for 10 minutes.

Turn the tenders over and lightly spritz again with oil.

Bake for 10-15 minutes more, or until the tenders test done with a meat thermometer (165 degrees F.)

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Enjoy!

You can serve these paleo chicken tenders with any dipping sauce, barbecue sauce, or my favorite curry mayo. You can get that recipe here.

These juicy (paleo) chicken tenders are great for the whole family, and a healthier option than the ones from the freezer section!

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Yield: 6 servings

Paleo Chicken Tenders

Paleo Chicken Tenders

These juicy (paleo) chicken tenders are great for the whole family, and a healthier option than the ones from the freezer section!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lb chicken strips
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 c fine almond flour
  • 1/3 c coconut flour
  • 3/4 c garlic powder
  • 3/4 c onion powder
  • 3/4 c smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • avocado oil

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and lightly brush or spritz the paper with oil.
  3. Whisk the eggs in a bowl, and set it aside for now.
  4. In another bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flour, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, sea salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Stir these together.
  5. Dip a chicken tender into the egg.
  6. Coat with the flour mixture.
  7. Dip the tender back into the egg.
  8. Coat the tender with the flour mixture again.
  9. Place the tender on the baking sheet.
  10. Repeat with all of the tenders.
  11. Lightly spritz or drizzle the tenders with a little bit of oil. Bake for 10 minutes.
  12. Turn the tenders over and lightly spritz again with oil.
  13. Bake for 10-15 minutes more, or until the tenders test done with a meat thermometer (165 degrees F.)
  14. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
  15. Enjoy!

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