Homemade Chicken Fingers
uses ground almonds in place of bread crumbs
- 1 cup of sliced almonds
- 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 3/4 tsp garlic powder
- 3/4 tsp dry mustard
- 1/4 tsp ground pepper
- 2-3 egg whites, beaten
- 1 lb chicken breast, cut into strips
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Place almonds, flour and seasonings in a food process and process until almonds are finely chopped. Transfer mixture to a shallow bowl or dish.
Whisk egg whites in another shallow bowl or dish. Dip chicken in egg whites and turn to coat. Then dip in almond mixture and turn to coat. Alternatively, place almond mixture into a plastic bag and shake egg white coated chicken to evenly coat with almond mixture. Place chicken on prepared cookie sheet. Discard any leftover egg whites and almond mixture.
bake chicken fingers for 20-25 minutes until golden brown