Awesome Chicken Tenders for the Pickiest Eaters (low carb, high protein)


My Picky Eater

My son, Joe, is one of the pickiest eaters in the world.  It drives me nuts! But, I have a great recipe for chicken tenders that you may want to try.  They are not made with flour.  Instead, I use parmesan, which Joe loves.

If my kid will try it, so will yours.

Low in Fat – High in Protein – Low in Carbs

This is a great recipe because it is packed with protein and it’s low in carb.  Coach is on a low carb diet.  He loves it too!

Joe uses a lot of calories in a day, so he has a tough time gaining weight. Oh, I wish I had this problem!

He’s tall and still growing, so I want him to eat foods high in protein, less the fat (bad fat I mean).

As a mom of a football player, you want your kid to have a little muscle.  Joe’s a quarterback, so he doesn’t wear a lot of padding (in order to throw) and it freaks me out.

I mean it really freaks me out!  First, he doesn’t have a lot of weight on him and second, he can’t wear as much protective gear.

So yeah, I want my kid to eat because I don’t want him to get hurt.

The problem is …

My kid is picky.  He won’t eat a lot of things. By the way, Coach is in the room with me right now telling me I’m the same way. Eye roll!

Anyway, I try a lot of recipes on this kid.  Many are unsuccessful, but this one is a favorite of his.

It’s fairly easy, especially if you buy the tenders pre-cut.  As I mentioned before, my tenders are made with parmesan, which can be tricky to keep on the chicken when flipping it, but after the first time, it’s easy.

This recipe takes less than thirty minutes to make, once you get the hang of it. I fry my tenders, but you can bake them too at 350 degrees 30-40 minutes.

Here’s the recipe.  Enjoy!

chicken tenders

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