Clean Eating Gluten-Free Chicken Tenders

Easy way to make gluten-free chicken tenders
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Author 730 Sage Street


  • 1/2-3/4 lb chicken tenders for more coating per tender, use the smaller amount - increase ingredients as necessary for larger servings
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil olive oil will work too
  • 1 egg optional but helps the coating stick
  • 1/3 cup crushed pecans almonds or walnuts are an option too
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese or grated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Mix dry ingredients together until combined and place in a pie pan or other shallow dish.
  • Whisk egg in a medium bowl.
  • Pour oil in and heat skillet until hot.
  • Lower heat to medium.
  • Take each tender and dip it in the egg bowl, then dredge it in the dry mixture and place in skillet.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes on each side until the outer layer of the chicken is no longer pink.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove tenders from skillet and place in an oven safe casserole dish.
  • Pour any remaining oil and loose dry ingredients from skillet over chicken.
  • Bake covered for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
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