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Air Fryer Chicken Tenders With Almond Flour

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James Smith
• Wednesday, 16 December, 2020
• 13 min read

I go to make dinner wanting a nice crispy chicken cutlet. What resulted was a nice crispy chicken cutlet without the extra carbs.

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I think it would work in the oven, but it would take longer and you always risk getting soggy chicken unless you use a wire rack over your sheet pan. You want to watch the chicken carefully and test it with an instant read thermometer.

While I do not follow a low-carb, gluten free or keto diet, the products available due to their popularity certainly open up new textures and flavors. I love the crunch of some pinko bread crumbs, but this recipe is quite tasty as well.

I really hope you make this AlmondFlourAir Fried Chicken. AlmondFlourAir Fried Chicken is an easy low-carb, gluten free and veto friendly crispy chicken recipe.

4 Chicken Breasts About 4 ounces each and pounded to an even thickness. In another dish mix together almond flour, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt and pepper.

Dredge the chicken in the egg and then the almond flour mixture. Air fry for 10-12 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

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I like to use an instant read thermometer to check my chicken. I'd recommend baking it at 400 degrees and turning it halfway through cooking.

I did not test it this way, but I imagine it would take about 20 minutes as the air fryer cooks about 30% faster than the oven. If you have it, I'd recommend cooking the chicken on a wire rack fitted over a sheet pan.

Since I didn't test it this way and ovens vary- I can't guarantee 20 minutes won't over cook it. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Almondflourchickentenders are a great option when you want to keep things low-carb and healthy. Fitting every diet from paleo, whole30 and veto using almond flour is a gluten free alternative.

You’ll fall in love with these almondflourchickentenders from the ease and how delicious they are. I used the spices from my Popeye’s chicken sandwich because the flavor was mind-blowing.

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Almond flour typically gets hard after cooling completely but these aren’t cookies. Two great alternatives are whey protein isolate make sure there is no added sugar.

With the pork rinds that will give you a crispy texture in every bite. I highly recommend a baking rack for even air circulation around the chicken tender.

Make a marinade with olive or coconut oil about 2 TB with the spice mix. For even coating, don’t place in a bag and shake this isn’t going to work very well with the lack of gluten and starches.

Toss in the egg and flour then on parchment paper on something unlikely to stick place them in the freezer. After they have hardened then you can toss them in a freezer safe storage bag.

In the air fryer the breading may stick to the grate so placing parchment paper down will keep them from doing this. In the oven, placing them on a baking sheet may result in the bottom portion becoming soggy and losing the breading on that side.

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The best method would be on an oven safe rack that you oiled, and they shouldn’t stick much if any. Almondflourchickentenders are a great option when you want to keep things low-carb and healthy.

Combine the almond flour and all the ingredients under the spice mix together Allow to cool a bit when you first remove them because almond flour is very fragile while piping hot.

Use the same cooking method and times if using an air fryer but you may need to add parchment paper if the plate is prone to sticking Make a marinade with olive or coconut oil about 2 TB with the spice mix.

For even coating, don't place in a bag and shake this isn't going to work very well with the lack of gluten and starches. To add, it's not as fine either and won't produce a good product.

Chicken tenders are fabulous in the air fryer and a great dipping food. I love to dip my chicken tenders in Bolt House Farms Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing.

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If you are Veto or Low carb, grind up some Chicharrones in your food processor until they are fine crumbs. I added some Cajun seasoning to them for a little extra kick, and they were delicious.

Warm the air fryer by setting it to 400 degrees F for 5 minutes. Season both sides of your chicken tenders with salt and pepper.

Dip the chicken tenders into the egg wash and then press it into the bread crumbs. Add the breaded chicken tenders into the air fryer basket.

Cook the chicken tenders for 5 minutes on one side, and then flip them. Pork rinds are something I never thought I’d enjoy but I do like them.

For breading or dredging chicken or fish a lot of times an egg wash is used. Regular milk works just fine, but buttermilk will add more moisture and texture.

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If you don’t have buttermilk add a couple of drops of lemon juice to plain milk. An air fryer is a kitchen appliance that cooks by circulating hot air around the food using the convection mechanism.

If you are concerned about using aerosol sprays for the environment or your health buy a Mist Brushed Aluminum Oil Sprayer can from Amazon and fill that with your favorite oil. Crispy air fried chicken tenders that can be made suitable for any diet and ready in under 15 minutes.

Warm the air fryer by setting it to 400 degrees F for 5 minutes. Dip the chicken tenders into the egg wash and then press it into the bread crumbs.

Category: Chicken Method: Air Fryer Cuisine: American I am just a member who likes to create WW recipes and share them with everyone.

Freestyle is the name of the current program of WW and smart points are calculated for the recipes. We love coming together with our friends and family and I’m pretty sure it’s a day my husband looks forward to all year long.

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My favorite thing to do for this special day is creating flavorful and satisfying healthy recipes that don’t disappoint. These tenders are great straight from the oven or the air fryer, both methods are amazing.

The almond flour mixture gives these chicken tenders so much flavor and texture that makes them the perfect crunchy game time treat or dinner/lunch option. My spicy ranch dressing is the perfect condiment for dipping anything in, especially these tenders.

I love the fact that they taste like they are actually fried and full of all the bad stuff, but actually extremely healthy and satisfying. If you have a social gathering, football game or party coming up soon, you must give these Crispy Buffalo Tenders a try.

Print clock clock iconcutlerycutlery iconflagflag iconfolderfolder iconinstagraminstagram iconpinterestpinterest iconfacebookfacebook iconprintprint iconsquaressquares icon A savory and crispy chicken tender tossed in the perfect buffalo sauce and served with a spicy ranch dressing.

This recipe is Whole30, Veto and Paleo compliant along with being dairy and gluten free. Coat each chicken tender in the egg mixture, followed by rolling in the almond flour mixture, and place on the parchment paper on top of the baking pan.

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Hairdryer Method Preheat air fryer to 400º F. Mix the almond flour along with all the other seasoning in a separate bowl. Coat each chicken tender in the egg mixture, followed by rolling in the almond flour mixture, and place on the parchment paper on top of the baking pan.

Remove from the air fryer and toss the tenders in the buffalo sauce. Spicy Ranch Add in your mayo (whole 30 version) into a mason jar.

Here is my recipe for homemade mayo (1 cup of light olive oil, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 tsp lemon juice) Add all your ingredients to a mason jar and use your immersion blender to mix together until thick and creamy. Add the rest of the ingredients to the mayo and mix together with a spoon until combined.

These chicken fingers are so much healthier than their deep-fried counterpart. But, with their golden, crispy exterior, you’d never guess… I even added a bit of Parmesan cheese into the mix to make them extra delicious.

Look for chicken tenders in the store, they are already cut into strips and ready to go. Either way, they will cook in the air fryer in about 12 minutes, flipping them over halfway through.

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I like to coat my chicken tenders in a combination of pinko, Italian seasoned breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dredge chicken tenders first in flour, then egg, then breadcrumb mixture.

Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Tenders : Add 3 Tablespoons hot sauce to the egg mixture, and 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper to the breading mixture. Air Fryer Veto Chicken Tenders : Swap out the pinko & breadcrumbs for almond flour.

Combine with Parmesan cheese and follow recipe as written. Preheat the air fryer to 400-degrees and give it a few minutes to come to temperature before adding the chicken tenders.

Chicken tenders will take about 12 minutes to cook in the air fryer. Flip them over halfway through to ensure even cooking and that they crisp up on both sides.

If you have leftovers, simply reheat them in the air fryer at 350-degrees for 4 minutes. If you don’t have a meat thermometer, test the chicken for oneness by cutting into it and ensure that it’s no longer pink inside.

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Cajun seasoning is added for extra taste and this is served with a side of veto fries for a hearty lunch. The whey protein powder coating was a hit with the Chief Taster.

You could prepare this ahead and keep the chicken tenders in a sealed container, in the fridge, until you are ready to fire up the air fryer. Other whey protein powders may have additives and sugar added, so check the labels.

Remove the chicken strip, place on a plate and repeat. Place the chicken strips into the air fryer basket in single layer and spray with oil.

Cook at 180C/350 for 15 – 20 minutes, flipping the chicken breasts over half way. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols. Any nutritional analysis on the website is based on an estimate, calculated by http://nutritiondata.self.com from the individual ingredients in each recipe.

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