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The best gluten-free nut crusted chicken fingers recipe - These chicken tenders are baked and very healthy! Simple and easy to prepare, low carb, great paleo food for dinners or lunches. Can use chopped almonds, almond flour, or almond meal to bread the chicken. Kids love them!

Nut-Crusted Chicken Fingers - Low Carb & Gluten-Free

The best gluten-free nut crusted chicken fingers recipe. These low carb chicken tenders are baked and very healthy! Simple and easy to prepare and can use chopped almonds, almond flour, or almond meal to bread the chicken. Kids love them!
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 2 egg whites lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups ground nuts Joe used a combination of almonds and walnuts. Could also use almond meal or almond flour.
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • honey mustard for dipping

Instructions
 

  • In a flat, shallow bowl (or a pie plate), blend cornstarch, sugar, salt, and water. Gradually stir in egg whites.
  • Place the nuts in a second flat, shallow bowl.
  • Dip the chicken fingers in the egg mixture then coat with nuts.
  • In a large skillet, cook chicken fingers for 5-7 minutes or until there's no more pink. Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with honey mustard and some veggies.
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