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Paleo Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce

By Jason Fung, MD

Paleo Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce

Homemade chicken tenders are a fun finger food for a casual lunch or dinner. Breaded in almond flour, coconut flakes, and paprika, these chicken strips are tender and delicious. To get the paleo chicken tenders a nice golden brown, turn the oven to broil for the last couple minutes of baking. Whip together the honey...
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 486 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken breasts boneless, skinless, cut into strips
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes unsweetened
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp spicy mustard paleo
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flakes, paprika, cumin, and garlic powder.
  • Season both sides of the chicken strips with salt and pepper. Take a piece of chicken, dip it in the egg, and then dredge it in the almond flour mixture. Lay the chicken on the prepared baking sheet and repeat with remaining pieces. Bake for 15-18 minutes until cooked through.
  • While the chicken tenders are baking mix together the honey, mustard, and apple cider vinegar for the dipping sauce. Serve alongside the chicken tenders.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
486
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
29
g
45
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Cholesterol
 
113
mg
38
%
Sodium
 
241
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
583
mg
17
%
Carbohydrates
 
29
g
10
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
20
g
22
%
Protein
 
33
g
66
%
Vitamin A
 
955
IU
19
%
Vitamin C
 
2
mg
2
%
Calcium
 
83
mg
8
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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