Almond-Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Servings: 8
Prep: 15 minutes
25 minutes


Summary:  XXXX

Winter is winding down, but we still have chilly days and nights ahead of us. These almond-crusted chicken tenders are a tasty antidote to any winter malaise.

They are also a healthy version of fried chicken—the nuts contain fiber, antioxidants and good-for-you unsaturated fats.

Your kids will say, "More, please!"


Ingredients:  XXXX

1-1/4 cup almonds
2 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1 tsp. dried mustard
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 eggs, beaten
2 lbs. thinly sliced chicken breast halves (cut in half) or chicken tenders


Preparation:  XXXX

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Pulse almonds in a food processor until finely ground into an almond meal.
  3. Mix the almond meal together with garlic, paprika, dried mustard, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper.
  4. Dredge each piece of chicken in egg and coat with almond spice mixture.
  5. Place pieces on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden.