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The Best Parmesan Chicken Fingers (Low Carb)

This recipe for baked chicken fingers is better than breaded and one you will turn to time and again.

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Best Parnesan Chicken Fingers Bake or Air Fry (full recipe on: HungryHappens.Net) lowcarb glutenfree

♬ original sound – Stella Drivas

In my never ending mission to eliminate as many carbs as possible from my diet, it has led me to discover some pretty amazing recipes that don’t even make you miss breadcrumbs.

parmesan chicken fingers

This recipe is super straight forward and simple to make. You don’t need a lot of ingredients and no dredging is involved in eggs and flour. Just absolutely delicious chicken tendies. Enjoy them with my Lazy Tzatziki or some Avocado Dip for a big chef’s kiss experience!

baked parmesan chicken fingers

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Low Carb Parmesan Chicken Fingers

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Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 25 minutes

Servings 4
Calories 374kcal
Author Stella

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • 1.75 lbs chicken breasts,
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp each paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 oz freshly grated parmesan cheese

Optional:

  • lazy tzatziki dip
  • parsley, chili pepper flakes + lemon wedges garnish

US Customary – Metric

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven or air fryer to 400℉.
  • House your freshly grated parmesan in a shallow dish.
  • Pat dry your chicken and slice each breast into 2 or 3 thick strips. In a large bowl mix the olive oil, 1/4 cup parmesan and all the spices. Transfer in the chicken pieces and toss to coat all well. Dip each piece into the freshly grated parmesan and then place on your baking sheet, cheese side down. If there is leftover fresh parm, sprinkle it on top of the pieces
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes (air fry for 15 minutes). Internal temperature of meat should read 165℉.

Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 588mg | Potassium: 772mg | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 1mg