Copycat Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Strips

Copycat Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Strips


  • 12 skinless boneless chicken tenders 
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or soy milk 
  • 1/2 cup dill pickle juice
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar or powdered sugar substitute-I like to use Lakanto Monkfruit powdered sweetener. 
  • 1 large egg beaten with 1 tsp unsweetened almond milk or 2 Tbsp egg beaters 
  • 1 tsp dry parsley or 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped 
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Season chicken tenders with salt and pepper.  In a large mixing bowl combine, chicken tenders, pickle juice, and unsweetened almond milk. Toss to coat.
  2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, or up to 6 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken tenders from bag. Discard juice and pat chicken dry with a paper towel.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees, if cooking them in the oven.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together egg and by unsweetened almond milk. Set aside.
  6. In large shallow plate, combine flour, breadcrumbs, powdered sugar, paprika, parsley, and garlic powder. Stir to well combine.
  7. Coat each chicken piece with egg mixture. Then evenly coat chicken pieces with flour mixture.
  8. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray the air fryer basket with non stick cooking spray.
  9. Place coated chicken strips into prepared air fryer or baking sheet.
  10. Spray the tops of the chicken strips with cooking spray.
  11. Bake in the oven for 20-22 minutes or until golden or bake in the air fryer at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Toss or flip the tenders over half way through.
  12. Store any leftover chicken strips in an airtight container in the refrigerator, and use them within 3 days. Reheat chicken tenders in the air fryer at 360° degrees for 4-6 minutes.


1 WW Points® for 2 tenders, 3 WW Points® for 4 tenders, or 4 WW Points® for 6 tenders

Skinny Chick-fil-A sauce:

  • 1/4 cup Kraft light mayo
  • 1 Tbsp sugar free BBQ sauce- I like Baby Rays no sugar added BBQ sauce or G Hughes Original sugar free BBQ sauce
  • 1 Tbsp G Hughes sugar free honey mustard

6 Tablespoons / 1 Point per Tablespoon

Nutrition Information:




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