Lemon Almond Chicken Tenders

Bringing a clean and healthy twist to a childhood favorite!! 

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Ingredients

  • 12-16 oz chicken breast (Cut into Tenders)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup raw almonds (blended in food processor to make it crumbly)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • fresh ground pepper to taste (I use a ton!)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray baking sheet with olive oil spray
  • Combine lemon juice, mustard, salt, garlic powder and pepper in a small bowl
  • Put blended almonds on larger plate or bowl
  • Dip chicken tenders in mustard mixture, then immediately dip in almonds (making sure to cover the entire tender!)
  • Place on baking sheet, bake in oven at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until cooked through (depends on the thickness of the tenders)
  • OPTIONAL: Place cooked chicken tenders under broiler for a few minutes to toast the almonds
  • Enjoy!