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Whole30 Cashew Coconut Chicken Tenders
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Whole30 Chicken Tenders

Whole30 Chicken Tenders are healthy and delicious! These paleo chicken tenders are made with cashews, coconut flakes and a few other ingredients -SO crispy! Gluten free, dairy free and ready in under 30 minutes- your entire family will love this healthy take on a classic dish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword whole30 cashew coconut chicken tenders, whole30 chicken tenders
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 551kcal
WW Freestyle Points 17



  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees + prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper or silpat liner
  • In a food processor, pulse cashews until they are a finely ground texture. Be careful not to over pulse (see photo for guidance on texture) Set mixture aside in a bowl and stir in coconut flakes + spices.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together eggs.
  • Take chicken tenders + dip in egg mixture, then immediately dip in cashew coconut crust mixture. You may need to really press the chicken tender into the cashew/coconut batter to get it to to stick. 
  • Place battered chicken tenderson parchment paper
  • Bake at 450 for 10 minutes, flip, and bake for an additional 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Whole30 Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving (6 oz tenders)
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 190mg63%
Sodium 818mg36%
Potassium 1005mg29%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 45g90%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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