Almond Coated Fried Chicken

Almond coated chicken recipe Almond coated chicken recipe

Make the reliable family favourite healthier with this recipe, which uses ground almonds for coating. 

2 people 20 minutes 10 minutes


  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 2 - Chicken Fillets sliced in half lengthways
  • 1 - Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Milk or almond milk
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 80 g SuperValu Ground Almonds

For Frying

  • 1 drop Coconut Oil or rapeseed oil

To Serve

  • 0.5 - Cucumber for green salad
  • 1 handfull Spinach for green salad
  • 1 handfull SuperValu Iceberg Lettuce for green salad
  • 4 tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce for dipping


  1. Whisk the egg and milk together in a shallow bowl. Combine the ground almonds, paprika and seasoning in a second shallow bowl.
  2. Dip a chicken strip into the egg mixture, shaking off any excess, then transfer to the ground almonds and coat generously. Set aside and repeat for the remaining strips.
  3. Heat a little coconut oil in a frying pan set over a high heat. Add the chicken strips and fry for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, then turn the heat down to medium and continue to cook for about 10 minutes, turning regularly, until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Serve with a green salad and a small bowl of sweet chilli sauce on the side for dipping.
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