Almond-Crusted Chicken

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

Yield: Makes 5 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 245
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 33.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.7g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 79mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 402mg
  • Calcium: 53mg

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. 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. 2. Brush chicken evenly with 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil. Dredge chicken in almond mixture.
  3. 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.
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