Grain-Free Chicken Tenders

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Cheesy chicken strips that come out tender and are grain-free!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond flour

  • 1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into strips

  • ½ cup butter, melted

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

396 Calories
25g Fat
6g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 396
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 371mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 248mg 19%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 483mg 10%

* 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.