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Almond-Crusted Chicken

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes 5 servings
Jamaican jerk seasoning offers the sweet-spicy flavors of thyme, allspice, and crushed red pepper.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.