Air Fryer Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken

Crunchy, easy, and delicious for a quick weeknight meal. Slice into thin strips for kid-friendly tenders they can dip in their favorite sauces. For adults, keep it light and add to a salad or add your favorite side dishes for a hearty meal.
Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN

Super-quick and easy, these tender chicken breasts are cooked to perfection in the air fryer, but you could just as easily bake them in the oven. Easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love! I like to slice it up and top a salad with it.

Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN
Yield: Serves 2

Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Crunchy, easy, and delicious for a quick weeknight meal. Slice into thin strips for kid-friendly tenders they can dip in their favorite sauces. For adults, keep it light and add to a salad or add your favorite side dishes for a hearty meal.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine the buttermilk and garlic powder in a small bowl. Season generously with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
    Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN
  2. Chop the sliced almonds as finely as you can. Set aside in a wide-bottomed bowl.
    Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN
  3. One at a time, place the chicken fillet into the bowl of seasoned buttermilk, then remove and place it into the bowl of almonds. Coat the chicken completely, then gently place it onto the greased rack of an air fryer. Wash your hands and repeat the process with the second chicken fillet.
    Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN
  4. Cook on the air fryer setting for 20 minutes at 355°F. The chicken is cooked when it is no longer pink in the center. The almonds will have toasted golden.
    Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN
  5. Serve with your favorite greens on the side.
    Gluten-Free Almond Crusted Chicken | Real Food RN

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 350Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 1.5gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 220mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 47g

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