Keto Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders

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If you’ve ever been a fan of coconut shrimp, this recipe’s for you! The classic coconut shrimp gets a twist with chicken and a deep curry flavor that runs throughout. To match alongside it, we pair pork rinds with the chicken to bring the flavors out and allow for a crispy chicken tender. Never thought you’d have crunchy on keto? Think again.

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To make the flavors of the chicken nuggets really sing, I decided that a dipping sauce was absolutely mandatory for this. A sweet and spicy mango dipping sauce was created. It’s super creamy and adds everything you want to complete this meal. It’s sweet, it’s got a great kick to it, and the mango flavor that comes through it superb. Think about curries that are made with mango chutney – but condense the cooking time and put it all into the flavor of a chicken tender. Plus it’s keto. This one is a must try!

Yields 5 servings of Keto Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders

The Preparation

Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders

  • 24 oz. Chicken Thighs, deboned with skin on (~5 thighs)
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1/2 cup Pork Rinds, crumbled (~1 1/2 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 2 tsp. Curry Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Coriander
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Sweet and Spicy Mango Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Sugar Free Ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Mango Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 7 drops Liquid Stevia

The Execution

1. Pre-heat oven to 400F. Get a cookie sheet with a wire rack ready. In a shallow bowl or plate with lips, beat an egg.

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2. In large resealable plastic bag, place pork rinds, coconut and spices.

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3. Debone chicken thighs with kitchen shears. Make sure that you leave the skin on the chicken thighs.

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4. Cut the chicken thighs into strips (or tenders), lengthwise. This should get around 4 chicken tenders per thigh.

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5. Dip half of the chicken into egg and place into bag. Seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on wire rack. Repeat step 4 with the other half of the chicken.

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6. Bake on the top rack in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, flip each chicken tender, and bake for 20 minutes more.

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7. While chicken is cooking, prepare the sauce by mixing together all of the ingredients. Set aside until chicken is finished.

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8. Once chicken is ready, remove from the oven and serve immediately.

If you're a fan of coconut shrimp, these chicken tenders will be a sure hit. With curry, coconut, and a mango dipping sauce, #keto has never been easier! Shared via //www.ruled.me/

This makes a total of 5 servings of Keto Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders. Each serving (with sauce) comes out to be 494 Calories, 39.4g Fats, 2.1g Net Carbs, and 29.4g Protein.

Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders Calories Fats (g) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Net Carbs (g) Protein (g)
5 medium Chicken Thighs (~28 oz.) 1490 112 0 0 0 112
1 large Egg 70 5 0.5 0 0.5 6
1/2 cup Pork Rinds, crumbled (~1 1/2 oz.) 240 15 0 0 0 24
1/2 cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut 142 14 6 4 2 2
2 tsp. Curry Powder 13 1 2 2 0 1
1/2 tsp. Coriander 1 0 0 0 0 0
1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder 2 0 0.5 0 0.5 0
1/4 tsp. Onion Powder 2 0 0.5 0 0.5 0
Salt and Pepper to Taste 5 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 1965 147 9.5 6 3.5 145
Sweet and Spicy Mango Sauce Calories Fats (g) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Net Carbs (g) Protein (g)
1/4 cup Mayonnaise 360 40 0 0 0 0
1/4 cup Sour Cream 120 10 2 0 2 2
2 tbsp. Sugar Free Ketchup 10 0 2 0 2 0
1 1/2 tsp. Mango Extract 6 0 1 0 1 0
1/2 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes 3 0 0 0 0 0
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder 4 0 1 0 1 0
1/2 tsp. Ground Ginger 4 0 1 0 1 0
1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 507 50 7 0 7 2
             
Per Serving ( /5 ) 494.4 39.4 3.3 1.2 2.1 29.4
Keto Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders

This makes a total of 5 servings of Keto Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders. Each serving (with sauce) comes out to be 494 Calories, 39.4g Fats, 2.1g Net Carbs, and 29.4g Protein.

The Preparation

    Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders
  • 24 oz. Chicken Thighs, deboned with skin on (~5 thighs)
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1/2 cup Pork Rinds, crumbled (~1 1/2 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 2 tsp. Curry Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Coriander
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • Sweet and Spicy Mango Dipping Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Sugar Free Ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Mango Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 7 drops Liquid Stevia

The Execution

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400F. Get a cookie sheet with a wire rack ready.
  2. In a shallow bowl or plate with lips, beat an egg. Debone chicken thighs with skin on, then cut chicken into strips.
  3. In large resealable plastic bag, place pork rinds, coconut and spices. Add chicken and shake.
  4. Place tenders on wire rack and bake for 15 minutes. Flip each tender, them bake for 20 minutes more.
  5. Combine all sauce ingredients and mix together. Serve with chicken tenders.
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