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Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken tenders plated with hot sauce

5 Ingredient Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Tenders

These Buffalo Chicken Tenders are made with almond flour keeping them gluten free, paleo , whole 30 compliant and Keto friendly :)
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Keto, Main Course, Whole 30
Cuisine American


  • Air Fryer


  • 1-1.5 lbs Chicken Tenderloin Strips
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ Cup Almond meal or almond flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Ghee or Butter if not paleo
  • ¼ Cup Franks Red Hot or similar hot sauce


  • Whisk egg and set up a plate with the almond meal next to the egg bowl. Dip chicken in egg, transfer to plate with almond meal, flipping tenders to make sure they are coated completely. Set aside, repeat with all tenders.
  • Set air fryer to “Air Fry” mode, cook at 390 for 12-15 minutes*
  • When air fryer has 2 minutes left, add Ghee and hot sauce to bowl and microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds, remove and stir well.
  • Transfer to chicken to a bowl and add hot sauce mixture, coat chicken well. Enjoy with blue cheese or ranch.
    Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken plated with hot sauce and blue cheese


*If you don't have an air fryer you can bake these in the oven at 375 for approximately 25 minutes
Keyword air fryer, chicken, keto, low carb, paleo, whole30