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Grain-Free Chicken Tenders

Grain-Free Chicken Tenders


"Cheesy chicken strips that come out tender and are grain-free!"
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40 m servings 396 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 396 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 36.3 g
  • 73%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 370 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Mix almond flour, Parmesan cheese, basil, thyme, salt, and pepper together in a bowl.
  3. Dip chicken strips in the melted butter; press strips into almond flour mixture until completely coated. Transfer coated strips to the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven on the middle rack until strips are golden brown and no longer pink in the center, at least 20 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • These freeze great! When you take them out frozen, just heat them at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) until warm.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

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I had a package of almond flour in my cupboard just waiting for the perfect dinner recipe to try it on. Coupled with the fact that I am cutting back on simple carbohydrates in my diet I couldn't...

What immediately caught my eye about this recipe was that it was low-carb diet friendly. I totally LOVE that almond flour is used instead of traditional breading or flour. I used a little less p...

This recipe is delicious! I agree with KGora and LilSnoo that is comes out a bit pale and pasty as is. I cut back 1/4 cup on the parmesan, dipped the chicken in egg instead of butter, rolled it ...

So good! I did add a dash of garlic powder for some kick. Even my picky eater wants these again!

Fabulous and I will definitely make again! Used a butter and egg mixture for dipping instead of all butter - can't wait to eat these again!

this is delicous

I made this from a similar recipe but did not coat the chicken in anything before dipping in almond/cheese mixture. Then just pan sautéed it 3 minutes on each side.

I pan fried these after reading the other reviews. My boys really liked them and I have made them several times by request. Our family has become GF and finding a breading for chicken strips w...

Made this yummy recipe tonight for the second time and tweaked it just a little. I used mayo thinned with cream as the wet part of the dredge and used a six pepper blend for the seasoning. Once ...

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