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Nutty Buffalo Chicken

On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Nutty Buffalo Chicken, was created by Quantel Floyd.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:20 Minutes


  • 1 cup(s) Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts®
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 slices wheat bread toasted & torn into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounce(s) goat cheese
  • 1 yellow habanera minced
  • 1 orange habanera minced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Italian parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.

In a food processor, pulse Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts® and toasted bread until coarsely ground; transfer to a medium bowl.

In another medium bowl beat eggs, season generously with salt and pepper. Pour flour into a third medium bowl and set up a breading station. Dredge chicken breasts in flour, then coat in egg and finally roll in Buffalo Nuts® breading, until completely coated.

Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake 15-20 minutes until chicken reaches 165 degrees.

Put goat cheese on top of each hot chicken breast.

Garnish with mixed habaneras and parsley.

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