Almond-Crusted Chicken

recipe
Jamaican jerk seasoning offers the sweet-spicy flavors of thyme, allspice, and crushed red pepper.

Yield:

Makes 5 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 245
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 33.8 g
Carbohydrate 8.7 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 402 mg
Calcium 53 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
2 teaspoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1 1/2 pounds skinned and boned chicken breast cutlets
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

Preparation

1. Process 1/4 cup chopped almonds and next 4 ingredients in a food processor or blender 45 seconds or until finely ground. Place almond mixture in a shallow bowl.

2. Brush chicken evenly with 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil. Dredge chicken in almond mixture.

3. Cook chicken in remaining 1/2 Tbsp. hot olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes on each side or until done.

February 2007
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