Fried Almond Chicken Tenders

Fried Almond Chicken Tenders is a delicious, simple and quick to prepare recipe that all of the family will love. Add toasted almonds to a side salad to compliment the taste of the chicken dish. Place whole almond kernels into a dry hot frying pan and toss a few times. Submitted by David McCarthy, Australia


  • 1 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 4 cup vegetable oil


Place cracker crumbs, almonds, cheese, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper in food processor container; pulse 20 seconds. Transfer to a medium bowl.

Coat chicken with egg whites then dip in the cracker mixture. Place on a clean plate.

Heat oil in a deep skillet to 350F. (around 170C)

Add chicken in batches to the hot oil. Fry 30 to 45 seconds or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Serves 4.


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