Healthy Chicken Fingers (Paleo, Low Carb)

These healthy chicken fingers are so crispy and delicious, while being paleo and low carb. They taste exactly like your childhood favorite with a moist, juicy inside and crispy outside. If you love chicken fingers, these are going to be a new staple recipe in your kitchen. You can also throw them into salads, in wraps, or just enjoy on their own with your favorite dipping sauce! 


Servings: 1

prep time 10 minutes 

cook time 10 minutes 

Total time: 20 minutes 


  • ½ lb chicken strips 

  • 3 tbsp almond flour 

  • 3 tbsp tapioca flour 

  • ⅛ tsp smoked paprika 

  • ¼ tsp garlic powder 

  • 1 egg 

  • Avocado oil for frying 


  • In a bowl combine almond four, tapioca flour, smoked paprika and garlic powder. Stir until combined. 

  • In another bowl whisk the egg until smooth

  • Take each strip of chicken and dip it first in the egg and then in the flour mixture and set on a plate. 

  • Do this with the remaining chicken strips. 

  • Heat a pan to medium heat and add avocado oil to pan, about 3 tbsp. 

  • Add chicken in a single layer, be sure not to overcrowd the pan 

  • Cook until golden and crispy, about 5 minutes per side. 

  • Ensure chicken is cooked through and is no longer pink 

  • Serve immediately