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Baked chicken tenders + fries on a white plate with a linen off to the side

Baked Chicken Tenderloins

4 from 21 votes
Healthy Chicken Tenders are the perfect guilt free, delicious dinner! Whole30, paleo, and gluten free- they'll be loved by everyone, including picky eaters!
WW Freestyle Points 8
Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 25 minutes
Total Time : 35 minutes
Serves : 2 people
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • In a large shallow bowl mix together shredded coconut, coconut flour, almond flour and spices.
  • In a separate bowl beat one egg and milk
  • Form an assembly line. Dip the chicken into egg mixture, and then dip into breading until all chicken is coated.
  • Place the chicken tenders on lined baking sheet. Bake at 450 for 10-15 minutes, flip and bake for an additional 10 minutes until outside of chicken is browned and crispy.

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Notes

 Substitutions for this recipe:
  • Flour: You can substitute almond flour/coconut flour 1:1 with whole wheat or panko breadcrumbs, however, they will not be paleo or whole30 friendly.
  • Milk: You can use regular milk in this recipe
  • Salt/Pepper: I don't use salt/pepper in this recipe because I typically serve these with salted french fries. You could add 1/4 teaspoon of each to the breading if you like.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Tenderloins
Amount Per Serving (5 tenders (approximately 6 oz of chicken))
Calories 588 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 227mg76%
Sodium 330mg14%
Potassium 933mg27%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 60g120%
Vitamin A 187IU4%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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