Hemp-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe

Hemp-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders Recipe

How To Make Hemp-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Sink your teeth into these crunchy baked chicken tenders! They’re crusted with crispy hemp seeds and tasteful seasonings for a hearty meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½cuphemp seeds
  • ½cupground almonds,or almond meal
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspsmoked paprika,or any paprika
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • cayenne pepper,a pinch
  • lbschicken breasts,boneless, skinless, sliced into ¼-inch thick strips
  • 2large eggs,whisked
  • cooking spray,or olive oil mist


  1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the hemp seeds, ground almonds, garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne until evenly combined.

  4. Set up the dipping stations in the following order: chicken strips, whisked eggs, hemp breading, then parchment-lined baking sheet.

  5. Dip each chicken strip in the eggs until they are completely covered, then give them a little shake to let any extra egg drip off.

  6. Add the chicken strip to the hemp mixture, then gently toss until the chicken strip is completely covered.

  7. Remove, then transfer the chicken strip to the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken.

  8. Give the chicken strips a good shot of cooking spray.

  9. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, turning once halfway through, until the chicken is cooked and no longer pink inside and the breading is golden.

  10. Serve warm with desired dipping sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 596.74kcal
  • Fat: 37.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.53g
  • Fiber: 9.98g
  • Sugar: 0.96g
  • Protein: 48.75g
  • Cholesterol: 201.86mg
  • Sodium: 439.68mg
  • Calcium: 110.41mg
  • Potassium: 771.73mg
  • Iron: 6.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 87.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.31mg
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