Buffalo Blue Almond Crusted Chicken

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Via Candy Beauchamp

  • 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 4 oz of Buffalo Blue Wing Seasoned Almonds
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup of water
  • ½ cup of stone ground wheat flour
  • Cooking spray
  • Food processor

 

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400oF. Use the cooking spray to line a large baking sheet and set aside.
  2. Add Buffalo Blue Wing Almonds to the food process and continually plus until finely ground.
  3. In a small bowl, combine ground almonds and garlic powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk water and egg whites until completely blended.
  5. Use a third bowl for whole wheat flour.
  6. Cut chicken breasts into halves or strips
  7. Set up an assembly line for ingredients starting with the flour.
  8. Dip chicken breast into the whole wheat flour, covering it completely. Lightly shake to remove excess flour.
  9. Dip the same piece of chicken into the egg mixture, coating completely.
  10. Remove from egg mixture and coat with seasoned almonds and place on the baking sheet.
  11. Cook for 10-20 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken. Flip and cook for additional 10-20 minutes.
  12. Optional - Broil chicken for 1 to 2 minutes on each side for a crispier shell.
  13. Optional - flash fry in coconut oil for a crispier shell. Not combined with step #12.

 Benefits of Almond Crusted Chicken

when you’re in the mood for “fried food”, try using seasoned almonds instead of breadcrumbs. Almonds add a good source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, and healthy fats to your meal. They’re also significantly lower in carbs than breadcrumbs, helping you stay on track with living a healthy lifestyle, while keeping you fuller longer and curbing your cravings.

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