Completely Keto Crunchy Chicken Tenders

Once upon a time, in a cozy kitchen filled with laughter and warmth, a delightful cooking adventure unfolded. Sarah, a creative and adventurous cook, decided to embark on a culinary journey with her two enthusiastic helpers, Jack and Emily.

With their aprons tied securely and their sleeves rolled up, the trio set out to create something special for dinner. They had heard tales of the legendary Crunchy Chicken Tenders—crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with flavor. And today, they were determined to bring this magical recipe to life.

As Sarah sliced the chicken breast into narrow strips, Jack and Emily eagerly whisked the eggs and squeezed the lemons, their faces lighting up with excitement at the prospect of cooking together. With teamwork and laughter, they dipped each strip of chicken into the tangy lemon juice, coating them thoroughly before rolling them in the ground almonds.

Meanwhile, the kitchen filled with the mouthwatering aroma of coconut oil sizzling in the pan, ready to transform their creations into golden perfection. Jack and Emily took turns carefully placing the chicken tenders into the hot oil, their eyes sparkling with anticipation as they watched them turn golden and crispy.

As the chicken tenders cooked to crispy perfection, Sarah whipped up a zesty dipping sauce with mayonnaise, fresh lemon juice, swerve, and a sprinkle of black pepper and onion powder. The children’s mouths watered in anticipation as they imagined dipping their crunchy creations into the tangy sauce.

Finally, the moment of truth arrived. With a flourish, Sarah plated the Crunchy Chicken Tenders alongside the creamy dipping sauce, their golden exteriors glistening in the warm glow of the kitchen. Jack and Emily’s faces lit up with delight as they took their first bite, savoring the crunchy exterior and tender, juicy chicken inside.

With smiles stretching from ear to ear, the trio savored their delicious creation, reveling in the joy of cooking together and the simple pleasure of sharing a meal made with love. And as they cleared the plates and shared stories of their culinary adventure, they knew that this would be a recipe they would cherish for years to come.

Completely Keto Crunchy Chicken Tenders

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crunchy chicken tenders, keto crunchy chicken tenders
Prep Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into narrow strips
  • 2 eggs lightly whisked
  • 3 lemons juiced
  • 2 cups ground almonds
  • coconut oil for frying
  • 4 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp swerve
  • black pepper
  • onion powder


  1. Juice all the lemons and add in the swerve.

  2. Marinate the chicken in the lemon juice for 90 minutes.

  3. Put the crushed almonds and whisked eggs in two seperate bowls. Set them like an assmebly line and proceed to dip the chicken in the egg, then the crushed almonds.

  4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease a baking tray and fill the tray with the chicken. Cover the chicken in a nice bit of olive oil.

  5. Sprinkle some black pepper and onion powder on top.

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