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Almond Chicken Strips

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Whether I serve these nutty chicken strips as an appetizer or entree, there are never leftovers.
Almond Chicken Strips Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sherry or chicken broth
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups ground almonds
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Honey mustard, optional

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the cornstarch, sugar, salt and sherry; gradually stir in egg whites. Place almonds in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg white mixture, then coat with almonds.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken strips in oil for 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink; drain on paper towels. Serve with honey mustard for dipping if desired.

Nutrition Facts

4 piece: 432 calories, 27g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 32g protein.

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