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Crispy Chicken Salad w/ Homemade Honey Dijon Dressing
A QUICK + Tasty Lunch or Dinnertime idea!Makes 3 servings
- 1 lb. chicken tenders
- 3/4 cup almonds, chopped finely
- 1/4 cup gluten free flour
- 1 whole large egg
- sea salt and pepper
- 2 heads of green leaf lettuce, diced
- 4 mini red peppers, sliced
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 cup radishes, sliced
- 2 Tbsps fresh cilantro leaves
- Honey Dijon Dressing:
- 4 Tbsps raw honey
- 4 Tbsps prepared dijon mustard
To make the Crispy Chicken:
Preheat oven to 400. f.
Place chopped almonds to a small bowl. In another bowl add the flour, set aside.
In the last bowl add 1 whole egg, sea salt and pepper. Whisk egg well.
First dredge/coat the chicken tenders with the flour, then gently dip into the egg mixture, lastly add to the almond mixture. Be sure to press the almond mixture into the tenders using your fingers.
Place chicken tenders on a baking sheet lined in parchment. Bake for 25 minutes in your preheated oven, or until juices run clear.
To make the Dressing:
Add honey and dijon mustard to a small bowl. Whisk until smooth.
Evenly distribute the following ingredients among 3 bowls/or large salad bowl: lettuce, mini red peppers, green onions, radish, and almond crusted chicken tenders.
Drizzle with honey dijon dressing and toss to combine.