Almond Meal Fried Chicken

Almond Meal Chicken
Almond Meal Chicken

So it's National Fried Chicken Day! We decided to share a "healthier" fried chicken recipe. The chicken is pan fried with almond meal instead of flour! Almonds are a great source of Vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, and copper which is an antioxidant. Click here for full nutritional info. Enjoy! Recipe below!

Happy Healthy Fried Chicken!

Crispy Almond Meal Chicken

makes 630 mins 

A healthier option to pan fried crispy chicken using almond meal instead of flour!

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 egg whites

Mix almond meal, 2 Tablespoons of parsley, salt + pepper, and garlic powder. Pound out chicken until flattened. Heat a saucepan with olive oil and lemon juice on medium high heat. Dip each side of chicken in egg whites. Then coat chicken with dry ingredient mix. Pan fry chicken until browned on the outside and cooked through. To serve, top with remaining Tablespoon of parsley and salt + pepper to taste.

Posted on July 6, 2012 and filed under House.