Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders

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Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders

Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders made from chicken breast tenderloins and coated in a spicy, sweet sauce from brown sugar, hot sauce, and spices.
PREP TIME
5 Minutes
COOK TIME
15 Minutes

Per Serving – Makes 2

263 Calories

9.4g C | 50.5g P | 2.6g F

How to Make Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders

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Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders

5 from 4 votes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, chicken, free, gluten free, under 10 ingredients, under 500 calories
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 263kcal
Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders made from chicken breast tenderloins and coated in a spicy, sweet sauce from brown sugar, hot sauce, and spices.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb (454 g) chicken breast tenders ⁣
  • 1/2 tsp (1.5 g) chili powder⁣
  • 1/2 tsp (1.5 g) onion powder ⁣
  • 1/2 tsp (1.5 g) cayenne pepper ⁣
  • 1 tbsp (14 g) brown sugar ⁣
  • 1 tsp (3 g) garlic powder ⁣
  • 1 tbsp (18 ml) hot sauce ⁣
  • 1.5 tsp (7 ml) water ⁣
  • Oil spray ⁣
  • Salt and pepper to taste ⁣

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F on the air fry setting for 8 minutes. ⁣
  • Lightly spray the tenders with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes then flip. ⁣
  • When the chicken has almost completed cooking, mix the seasonings together and stir in the water and hot sauce. ⁣
  • Add to a pan over medium heat. Bring to a light bubble, we are just trying to caramelize the sugar a bit to thicken the sauce. ⁣
  • Add in the chicken and coat evenly. ⁣
  • This recipe makes 2 servings.

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.4g | Protein: 50.5g | Fat: 2.6g

NUTRITIONAL INFO FOR THE Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders

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Servings
Carbs
19g
Protein
101g
Fat
5g
Calories
525 cals

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