Homemade Upgrade: Fried Chicken Recipe
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups whole raw cashews, soaked overnight and drained
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp dill weed
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 cups almond milk, divided
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each), trimmed and pounded flat
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
Instructions
  1. In a blender, combine cashews, garlic, lemon juice, dill, onion powder, hot sauce, and 1 cup almond milk. Put aside ½ cup of this mixture, then add remaining cup of almond milk to blender and combine.
  2. Pour into a zip-top bag, add chicken, and marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  4. Coat chicken in quinoa, and pan-sear over high heat with 3 teaspoons oil for 3 minutes per side.
  5. Place on an oil-coated rack (use remaining oil) on top of a baking pan; bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Flip halfway through.
  7. Combine reserved cashew mixture and tomato paste for sauce.
  8. Garnish with lemon.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 295 Fat: 15 g Trans fat: 2.5 g Carbohydrates: 28 g Sodium: 294 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 13.5 g
Recipe by MomStart at https://momstart.com/homemade-upgrade-fried-chicken-recipe/