Entrees - Phase 2 - Oven-Fried Chicken w/Almonds

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11-15-2008, 03:03 PM

2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, halved
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 dash black pepper, ground
1/4 teaspoon thyme, dried
1 teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove, crushed and minced
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup almonds, finely chopped
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated
2 slices whole wheat bread

Whole wheat bread crumbs:.

Use 2 slices whole wheat bread, toast them until lightly brown, then pulse in a food processor. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Pound the chicken breasts to a 1/2 inch thickness and cut them into 12 pieces.

In a medium bowl, stir bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, almonds, parsley, garlic, salt, thyme and pepper until mixed.

Pour oil onto a plate.

Dip the chicken into the oil and then into the bread crumb mixture to coat.

Place chicken on a cookie sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until juices run clear when the thickest part of the chicken is pierced with the tip of a knife. (Do not turn chicken over).

Serve immediately. Nutrition facts per serving 383 calories, 16 g total fat, 4 g saturated fat, 15 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 41 g protein.

Hi, I got this recipee off recipezaar.com. Definitely a keeper in our family! We made green beans with the meal. Delicious!

Beautiful Ace
11-15-2008, 03:07 PM
That sounds absolutely delicious! Thank you.

11-15-2008, 03:20 PM
As a southern girl to the core I love fried chicken, but I'm looking for healthier options! Thanks so much for the recipe, it sounds simple and delicoius! I think I'll make some tonight ;)

11-16-2008, 01:19 AM
Let me know how it turns out!
It's always great hearing how people modify dishes!

03-17-2011, 09:34 PM
Already made this twice- absolutely delicious!

03-18-2011, 12:52 AM
This must be a phase 2 recipe..sounds good.