Nutty Chicken Strips (South Beach friendly)

This recipe is South Beach friendly–low carb and super simple

Nutty Chicken Strips


  • Chicken breast strips, 1 pound
  • 1 bag of ground almonds
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • (for an extra kick, 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper)


  1. Brush chicken breast strips with olive oil and heat up an additional Tbl. of oil in a medium-hot skillet.
  2. Put the nuts, salt, pepper(s) and oregano in a large ziploc bag, close, and shake to combine.  Add the chicken strips to the bag and shake to coat.
  3. Fry the chicken strips in a large skillet, about 3-4 minutes on each side.  check a strip by cutting it in the middle to make sure they’re getting cooked all the way through.  Goes great with roasted green beans!

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