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Almond Crusted Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup + 2 teaspoons almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or grease with cooking spray.

  2. Slice chicken breasts into long strips, 1-2″ wide.

  3. In a small bowl lightly beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of water.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix together almond meal, paprika, garlic, pepper, sea salt & cayenne pepper (optional). Dredge chicken pieces in egg & water mixture, and then coat the chicken pieces with the almond mixture.

  5. Place on parchment paper lined or greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown and internal temperature of 165°F.

Recipe Notes

Nutrient Analysis:
Serving size: 1/4 lb Calories: 270 Fat: 18 grams Saturated fat: 3 gramsCarbohydrates: 5 grams Sugar: 1 gram Sodium: 368 milligrams Fiber: 3 gramsProtein: 25 grams Cholesterol: 95 milligrams