Keto Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
Spread the love

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Air fried or oven bake chicken tenders

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are crisp & delicious, low carb breaded chicken tenders that can be made in the air fryer or also baked in the oven.

PREP TIME 8 mins

COOK TIME 16 mins

TOTAL TIME 24 mins

COURSE dinner, entree, lunch, Snack

CUISINE air fryer, American


CALORIES 249 kcal

INGREDIENTS US CustomaryMetric 1x2x3x

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast tenders

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream

  • ½ cup blanched almond flour

  • ¼ cup finely grated parmesan cheese the powdered kind

  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • Olive oil spray


  • Preheat air fryer or oven to 400℉ (200℃) and for oven directions generously grease or oil a large baking sheet.

  • In a large bowl, mix almond flour, parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Set aside.

  • In a shallow mixing bowl, beat the egg and heavy cream.

  • Dredge a chicken tender in the egg mixture. Then coat in the almond flour breading until coated on all sides. Place the tenders in the air fryer basket (might need to work in batches if air fryer basket is small) or on the air fryer sheet, or a prepared baking sheet for oven directions. Repeat the process on all chicken tenders.

  • Spray olive oil spray over the chicken tenders.

Air Fryer Directions:

  • Air fry at 400℉ (200℃) for 6 to 8 minutes, then turn over and cook for another 6 to 8 minutes until chicken tenders are crisp and done in the center.

Oven Directions:

  • Bake at 400℉ (200℃) for 8 minutes and turn chicken tender over and bake for another 8 to 10 minutes or until tenders are crisp and done in the center.

  • Remove from fryer or oven and serve.


*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*Net carbs per serving: 2g


Serving: 113gCalories: 249kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 27gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 489mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1g

Why Not Check Out These Awesome Keto Products!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.