Almond-crusted Chicken
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories379Total Fat21 gSaturated Fat5 gSodium701 mgTotal Carbohydrate7 gDietary Fiber2 gProtein40 g
Servings and Times
Servings2
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresBoneless, skinless chicken breast halves2Egg white 1/8 + 1/8 teaspoon salt1Freshly ground pepper to tasteGrated Parmesan cheese1/3 cupSliced almonds, finely chopped1/3 cupAll-purpose flour1 tablespoonOlive oil1 tablespoon
  • Directions
  • Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap or wax paper and flatten to a ½-inch thickness with a rolling pin or palm of hand.
  • Lightly beat the egg white in a shallow bowl, and season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Combine Parmesan and almonds on a large plate.
  • Lightly dust chicken breasts with flour, dip in egg, then in Parmesan mixture to coat.
  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large nonstick skillet. Transfer chicken to skillet and cook about 3-4 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper, and serve.



  • Exchanges
    4.5 very lean meats; 3 fats; 1 lean-meat substitute; 0.5 starch

    Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato Salad
    Quarter 1-½ c cherry tomatoes and toss with 1 tablespoon fresh chives, 1 teaspoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 44 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 2.5 g fat (0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 301 mg sodium. Exchanges: 0.5 vegetable; 0.5 fat.

    Side Suggestions: Parmesan Couscous
    Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over cooked couscous and serve.




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