Healthy "Fried" Chicken

July 29, 2015

 

By baking the chicken and using low-carb flours, this recipe has half of the calories and 80% less fat than traditional fried chicken. Serve with a side of vegetables and a salad. 

Servings: 6 

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 Tablespoons fruit-only apricot preserves

  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ cup almond flour

  • ½ cup almond meal

  • ½ cup coconut flour

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless organic chicken tenders

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13″x9″ baking pan with coconut oil.

  • In a medium bowl whisk the eggs, apricot preserves, mustard, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes.

  • In another medium bowl combine the almond flour, almond meal, coconut flour, pepper, thyme, paprika and salt.

  • Dip each chicken tender in the egg mixture, then dredge through the flour mixture. Place in the prepared pan.

  • Bake for 35 minutes. Change oven to high broil for 2 minutes, flip each chicken tender and broil the other side for 2 minutes.

  • Serve with a side of sugar-free BBQ sauce or organic honey mustard.

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 256 calories, 6g fat, 376mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 39g protein. 

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