Almond Chicken Tenders

Almond Chicken Tenders
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
These grainless "breaded" chicken tenders hold together great and are super yummy!
  • 1½ lb chicken breasts or tenders
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ c almond flour
  • 1 t sea salt
  • ½ t paprika
  • ½ t dried basil
  • ½ t dried parsley
  • olive oil for frying
  1. Crack eggs into a small bowl and beat slightly
  2. Mix together almond flour, salt and herbs in a medium bowl.
  3. Pat chicken dry and cut into tenders.
  4. Coat chicken pieces in beaten egg, and allow excess to drip off.
  5. Place egg-coated pieces into almond mixture and coat thoroughly.
  6. Place on a plate while oil heats.
  7. Add about ¼ inch of oil to a heavy frying pan and heat to medium-high heat.
  8. Fry coated pieces, in two batches, for a few minutes on each side or until golden brown and internal temperature has reached 165F.
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Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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