woman's hand holding a chicken tender and dipping it into ketchup
5 from 1 vote
Nutrition Facts
Paleo Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving (2 tenders)
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2.2g14%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 4.6g19%
Sugar 0.9g1%
Protein 33.6g67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:4 servings
Paleo Chicken Tenders
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins

Delicious Baked Paleo Chicken Tenders made with a mix of almond and coconut flour and baked to perfection. These easy chicken tenders are perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. Adult and kiddo-approved!

  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds chicken tenders*
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fine almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Ghee oil spray, coconut oil spray, or avocado oil spray
  • parchment paper for lining baking pan
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Season the chicken tenders with salt and pepper.
  3. Crack eggs into a large shallow bowl and whisk.
  4. In a separate shallow bowl combine almond flour, coconut flour, and seasonings. Toss to combine evenly.

  5. One at a time, place chicken tender into the eggs and coat. Then, dredge into the almond flour mixture and use your other hand to coat in the breading.
  6. Place breaded chicken on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Continue process until all of the chicken is breaded and on the baking sheet.
  8. Spray the tops of the chicken with cooking spray of choice.
  9. Bake in oven until chicken is browned and cooked through, 20-25 minutes.
  10. Serve with dipping sauce of choice and enjoy!
Author: Kim
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy Chicken Tenders, Paleo Chicken Tenders, Whole30 Chicken Tenders

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