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These Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders are one of those “make any night” kinds of meals. Not only are they paleo & low-carb, but they are packed full of flavor, and on the table in no time!

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

It all starts with pistachios that you pulse in your food processor.

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

To save some money, you can purchase boneless, skinless chicken breasts and simply cut them into slices, lengthwise, about 3/4-1 inch thick. If time is your priority, purchase the chicken that already comes as tenders.

Chicken tenders are coated in egg wash.

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

Then they are dredged in the seasoned pistachio crumble, and popped into the oven to bake. You really can’t get any easier!

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

Make these tonight!

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from A Good Life Farm

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders

Constance Smith - A Good Life Farm
Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders - this paleo and low-carb recipe is great for any night of the week. The tenders are on the table in no time, and have a great crunchy coating everyone will love. 
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Entrées - Main Dishes
Cuisine American, Paleo
Servings 6
Calories 477 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Tenders

  • 1 1/2 lb raw chicken tenders, or boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut lengthwise into 3/4 - 1 inch thick strips
  • 1 1/4 cup shelled pistachios
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 egg

For the Dipping Sauce (optional)

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise, *Such as Primal Kitchen paleo-friendly mayo
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

Instructions
 

  • To begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly coat it with ghee or other non-stick baking spray. Set it aside for now.
  • Place the pistachios in your food processor and plus until they become a fine, crumbly mixture resembling bread crumbs.
  • Pour the pistachio crumbs into a shallow dish.
  • To the pistachios, add the onion powder, garlic powder and salt. Stir to combine.
  • In a separate shallow dish, whisk one egg until frothy.
  • Dip a chicken strip into the egg.
  • Dredge the chicken strip in the pistachio mixture to coat on both sides.
  • Place the chicken on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat this with the remaining pieces of chicken.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • While the chicken is baking, mix the mayo and curry powder together in a small bowl for the dipping sauce. If you prefer, you can use any other dipping sauce (dressing, BBQ sauce, etc.) if you don't care for curry.
  • Test the chicken with a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thickest tender. The thermometer should read 165 degrees.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cCalories: 477kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 31gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 17gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 417mgPotassium: 710mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 201IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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This recipe was shared in Meal Plan Monday.

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