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Almond Crusted Chicken Breast

Almond Crusted Chicken Breast Recipe

Spruce up your plain ‘ol chicken breast and add some healthy fats and a crunchy texture. This almond crusted chicken recipe is an easy way to turn plain chicken into a mouth-watering crispy meal. Switch it up and try cashews or pecans for a variety of flavour!

Nutritional Information

Serves 4

Nutritional Value per Serving: Calories 470, Fat 30g, Protein 32g, Carbs 7g

 

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted almond slivers

2 garlic clove, minced

1 tsp sea salt

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

4 (4oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

4 cup Fresh Spinach

Lemon Wedges

 

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 425F

Combine almonds, garlic, salt and oil in a food processor and blend in to a paste. Coat chicken breasts with the paste and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Roast until cooked through and juices run clear. Approx. 15-20 minutes.

Slice and serve on top of 1 cup of fresh baby spinach and drizzle with fresh squeezed lemon.

 

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