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Almond Chicken Strips Recipe

Almond Chicken Strips Recipe

Whether I serve these nutty chicken strips as an appetizer or entree, there are never leftovers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 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 vegetable oil


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the cornstarch, sugar, salt and sherry or broth until smooth. 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. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2014

"Love it!! I made it for my parents who are picky eaters and my 2 year old and there was none left! They can't wait for me to make it again."

Reviewed May. 18, 2012

"The recipe should have been published with 4-1/2 teaspoons sherry or broth and will be updated soon."

Reviewed Apr. 4, 2012

"There's no way 1 1/2 tsp. sherry or broth will stir smoothly into 1/4 c. cornstarch! I'll try a little more liquid. Wish me luck!"

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2010

"I made these for a party for a friend coming home from Iraq. Everyone loved them! They were easy to make and tasted awesome!"

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