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fried chicken tenders

Keto Air Fried Chicken Tenders

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 417kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Spicy chicken tenders are coated with whey protein powder and air fried.
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  • 2 chicken breasts skinless & boneless
  • 1 medium egg
  • ½ cup whey protein powder unflavoured
  • 2 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning


  • In a shallow bowl, beat the egg.
  • Place the protein powder and Cajun seasoning in a ziplock bag and shake to mix.
  • In a medium shallow bowl mix the whey protein powder with the cajun spice mix.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into strips
  • Dip each chicken strip into the beaten egg and place on a plate
  • Place a chicken strip into the ziplock bag and shake until the strip is completely covered.
  • Remove the chicken strip, place on a plate and repeat.
  • Spray the air fryer basket with oil
  • Place the chicken strips into the air fryer basket in asingle layer and spray with oil.
  • Cook at 180C/350 for 15- 20 minutes, flipping the chicken breasts over half way.
  • Serve immediately.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 74g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 2g