Print
White platter with taco seasoned chicken tenders.

Low-Carb Taco Chicken Tenders Recipe

  • Author: MamaShire
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner

Scale

Ingredients

11 1/2 lbs chicken tenders

Marinade Ingredients
1 package gluten-free taco seasoning or homemade taco seasoning
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive or avocado oil

For Frying
4 tablespoons coconut oil

For Baking:
Non-stick spray


Instructions

Place chicken and marinade ingredients in a gallon-sized plastic bag. Press most of the air out and seal. Massage the chicken and marinade ingredients together until the chicken is completely coated.

Place bag of chicken in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

For Frying:
Melt coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the marinated chicken to the skillet and cook for 7 minutes. Turn chicken tenders over and cook an additional 5 minutes.
To check for doneness slice one open to and the juices should run clear.

For Baking:
Preheat oven to 425°.
Prepare a large baking pan by spraying with a non-stick spray.
Place marinated chicken on baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
To check for doneness slice one open to and the juices should run clear.