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    Primal Kitchen’s Keto Friendly Spicy Chicken Sandwich Just Joined The Spicy Chicken Sandwich Battle

    The battle of crunchy friend chicken sandwiches hasn’t finished yet. Which one is your favorite, Chick-fil-A or Popeyes, or KFC? I guess there is no one that you can try if you are on a keto diet. But what you can do is to make a keto friendly chicken sandwich at home with Primal Kitchen’s Mayo with Avocado Oil and Buffalo Sauce.

    This recipe’s spicy chicken sandwich is keto friendly, thanks to a keto bun, pork rind-coated chicken tenders, and a mix of our Keto Certified Buffalo Sauce and Mayo with Avocado Oil. It’s a keto version of a Nashville hot chicken sandwich, but one that can be made easily anytime at home. If you don’t have or don’t want to use keto-friendly bread, this savory, crunchy, sour, spicy sandwich can be made into a wrap—collards or romaine provide a sturdy enough leaf to contain the heft.



    • Preheat oven to 400ºF.
    • In a food processor, pulse pork rinds until they are the consistency of bread crumbs. You can also place pork rinds and parmesan into a plastic baggie, seal it, and pound it into small bits using a rolling pin.
    • Pour crumbs into a tray or a large plate. In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, melt butter or ghee. When melted, pour butter into a tray or large plate.
    • Coat chicken tenders in butter, and then coat in crumb mixture. Press as much coating onto each breast as possible. Bake chicken for 20 minutes, or until fully cooked (to be safe, insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the breast. The internal temperature should be 160º when fully cooked.).
    • Dilute mayo with water; stir and set aside.
    • Assemble the keto spicy chicken sandwiches. Split the buns apart. Tear each large piece of iceberg lettuce into 2 smaller pieces, and place 1 piece on top of each bun bottom. Layer 2 chicken tenders on top of each piece of lettuce, drizzle on some buffalo sauce, add 2 more chicken tenders on top, and drizzle with more buffalo sauce. Add 2 pickles then 1 more piece of lettuce. Spoon on mayo, another 2 pickles, then the tops of the buns to close the sandwich.

    Keto Friendly Zucchini Fries
    (make your sandwich meal to a combo!)



    • Preheat oven to 425ºF.
    • Cut the ends off of each zucchini. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise, and cut each half into quarters. Cut each zucchini quarter into matchsticks (the size and shape of fries).
    • Add 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, dried herbs, garlic powder, almond flour, and salt to a bowl or glass container.
    • In a separate bowl or glass container, whisk together eggs with a fork until they are well combined.
    • Dip each zucchini matchstick in the eggs a few times, then dip into the cheese and flour mixture a few times until well coated. Place the zucchini fries on a parchment-lined baking sheet spaced apart in one layer. Repeat coating process until all matchsticks are coated.
    • Bake zucchini fries for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with Primal Kitchen Rosemary Garlic Vegan Mayo or Primal Kitchen Organic Unsweetened Ketchup.

    Now, time to enjoy the best spicy chicken sandwich in the keto world!

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    The Best (and Easiest) Chicken Breast Marinades with Primal Kitchen

    Chicken breasts are some of the most popular sources of lean protein. According to Cronometer, one six-ounce skinless chicken breast contains about 295 calories, 53 grams of protein, nearly 8 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and is rich in vitamins A, B3, and D, choline, phosphorous, potassium, and magnesium. Skinless chicken breasts are a “diet food” favorite, likely for their macronutrient makeup. Pictures come to mind of ’80s aerobics queens outfitted with leotards, leg warmers, and sweatbands keeping their feathered bangs off their sweaty foreheads and cutting their poached chicken breast up into tiny bites, or bodybuilders pushing to lean out and eating multiple grilled chicken breasts for the protein. Marinade chicken breasts with great marinade sauces is very important, adding some great extra flavors in to this healthy food. How about trying Primal Kitchen‘s healthy and delicious marinade sauces?

    Chicken breast recipes often include instructions for marinating the chicken because, well, skinless chicken breast meat can be bland and boring. You need to cook chicken until the internal temperature of the breast reaches 165ºF, but cooking it any more than that can result in dry, chewy meat.

    Marinades add flavor, moisture, and interest to chicken breasts. Chicken breast marinades can contain oil, salt and pepper, vinegar or citrus juice, fresh or dried herbs, seasonings, minced garlic, a sweetener (examples: honey, sugar, maple syrup), and sauces (examples: soy sauce, fish sauce, Worcestershire sauce).

    Chicken breasts can marinate for 30 minutes to a couple of hours or even overnight. Store marinated chicken breasts in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

    Freeze uncooked marinated chicken breasts in resealable bags in the freezer for up to three months. Make sure to label the outside of the resealable bag with the contents and the date you prepared and froze the marinated chicken breast.

    How to Marinate Chicken

    Combine the marinade ingredients in a bowl, and stir well. You can also put all of the marinade ingredients in a mason jar, screw the lid on tight, and shake up the mason jar. Place the chicken breast or chicken breasts in a glass container with an airtight lid, or in a resealable bag, and pour the marinade into the container. Place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and up to 24 hours.

    Remove the marinated chicken breasts from the refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature on the kitchen counter for 10–20 minutes. Preheat the oven, grill, or a skillet on the stove to cook your chicken breasts.

    4 Easy Keto Chicken Breast Marinade Recipes

    We love saving time in the kitchen. Meal prep can be time consuming, so we’ve cut the chopping and shopping down by using Primal Kitchen dressings and marinades as the supporting main ingredient in these chicken breast marinade recipes. Check out these fabulous four ideas with five or six ingredients that take five minutes or less to pull together.

    Citrus Chicken Marinade



    To marinate: Place chicken breast in a glass container or resealable bag. Season with salt and pepper. Add Lemon Turmeric Vinaigrette and lemon slices. Cover or seal bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to 24 hours.

    Balsamic Chicken Marinade



    To marinate: Place chicken breast in a glass container or resealable bag. Season with salt and pepper. Add Balsamic Vinaigrette and basil. Cover or seal bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to 24 hours.

    Sesame Ginger Chicken Marinade



    To marinate: Place chicken breast in a glass container or resealable bag. Season with salt and pepper. Add Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette and sesame seeds. Cover or seal bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to 24 hours.

    Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade



    To marinate: Place chicken breast in a glass container or resealable bag. Season with salt and pepper. Add Cilantro Lime Dressing, lime slices, and cilantro. Cover or seal bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to 24 hours.

    Chicken Breast Cooking Instructions

    • In the oven: Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Place the chicken breast in an oven-safe cooking dish and bake for 25–30 minutes.
    • On the stove: Heat a teaspoon of avocado or olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the chicken breast in the skillet and cook for 5–6 minutes on each side.
    • On the grill: Lightly oil the grill grates (do so carefully to avoid a flare up). Place the chicken breast on direct heat and cook for 7–8 minutes per side.

    Chicken Breast Cooking Tips

    1. Let the chicken breast warm up to room temperature once you remove it from the refrigerator. Depending on how warm your kitchen is, this can take 10–20 minutes. Taking the chill off your chicken will ensure more even cooking.
    2. Remove the chicken from the marinade and allow any excess marinade to drip off. Discard the marinade; do not boil it or try to reuse it.
    3. To ensure your chicken breast is cooked thoroughly, use a meat thermometer to measure the internal temperature. Fully cooked chicken breast should read 165ºF.
    4. Let the chicken breast rest for 3–5 minutes after cooking before slicing it. This will help the chicken stay moist.

    My husband and I tried to marinade chicken breast with Buffalo sauce and Caesar Dressing & Marinade. Surprisingly, it worked out great! I mean, we love taking adventures to try different things, and we trust Primal Kitchen products a lot. They are healthy, tasty and save us a lot of time to make great food at home. Pandemic is annoying, but let’s make it better. At least, we can try to enjoy our home dining more by picking up the real good products.

    Primal Kitchen products are unlike any others that you’ll find in the grocery store. The entire collection aims to satiate exquisitely with real, simple, exceptional ingredients—like avocado oil, collagen, oil of oregano and apple cider vinegar—that contain no dairy, gluten, grain, refined sugar or soy.

    Food can lead you down a path of disease, pain and despair. It can lift you up to new heights so you can find the greatest amount of pleasure, joy and contentment from every moment possible. Enjoying excellent health and wellness, loving time with family and friends, valuing a good night’s sleep, relishing a brisk workout, appreciating better productivity at work, and savoring every bite of food you eat.