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Easy Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders – Keto & Low Carb

These easy oven-baked chicken tenders are just as good as fried without using tons of oil. Enjoy crispy, golden and juicy low carb chicken tenders that are ready in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken tenders
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 377kcal
Author: Ioana Borcea from


  • 1 lb chicken tenders or chicken breast cut into tenders
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 425F/ 220C and line a baking tray with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a bowl combine the almond flour with the spices.
  • In a separate bowl crack the eggs and whisk well.
  • In a shallow dish, add the almond flour, grated parmesan cheese, and spices. Give it a good stir.
  • Rinse chicken tenders with cold water and pat dry with clean paper towels.
  • Place each chicken tender in the egg and then place them into the almond flour mix. Remove the excess and lay the chicken tenders onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Spray the chicken with cooking spray and bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through. The chicken is ready when the internal temperature is 165F, and the tenders are golden brown and crispy.
  • Enjoy with your favorite sauce such as barbeque sauce, ranch dressing, etc.


*Use crushed pork rinds instead of the almond flour to make almomst zero carbs keto baked chicken tenders.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 655mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 657IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 5g