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Almond Chicken Strips

 Almond Chicken Strips
Whether I serve these nutty chicken strips as an appetizer or entree, there are never leftovers.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

  • 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.
  • 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. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 pieces) equals 432 calories, 27 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 378 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 32 g protein.