Zesty Chicken Bites

Preparation 8 min Cook Time 25 min Serves 4 adjust servings

1 lb. organic boneless chicken breasts
1 egg
1/4 tsp water
1/2 cup almond meal or almond flour (flax meal makes a great substitution)
1 tsp Italian Seasoning
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp Himalayan sea salt
1/4 tsp chili powder
Optional: 1 tbsp fresh parmesan cheese*


Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a bowl, combine almond meal/flour and all spices.
In a separate bowl crack 1 egg and add 1/4 tsp water, whisk together well.
Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
Dredge the chicken pieces into the egg and toss until fully covered.
Transfer chicken pieces to the spice mixture and coat evenly.
Place on baking sheet; repeat until all are coated.
Bake for 12-15 minutes then flip chicken bites over and cook for another 10-12 minutes until golden and crispy.
Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce!

Recipe Notes

*Depending on how many chicken pieces you use, you may need to increase the flour/spice mixture.
*Serving size will depends on how small or large you make the bites. Mine make about 20-25 chicken bites.
*Leave out parmesan cheese for fully dairy-free.

Source: http://lexiscleankitchen.com/2014/01/05/zesty-chicken-bites/

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