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Walnut-Crusted Chicken Breast

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Preparation

20min

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Cooking

125min

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Total

145min

Allergens:

treenut

Ingredients

servings iconAmount:
g / chicken breasts
Garlic image
Garlic

Vegetables and Vegetable Products

136g/1cup
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Dijon mustard

Spices and Herbs

15g/1tbsp
Thyme image
Thyme

Spices and Herbs

0.8g/1tsp
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Chicken breast

Poultry Products

87g/0.5breast, bone removed (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
Pepper image
Pepper

Spices and Herbs

2.3g/1tsp, ground
Cayenne pepper image
Cayenne pepper

Spices and Herbs

1.8g/1tsp
Black walnuts image
Black walnuts

Nut and Seed Products

125g/1cup, chopped
Olive oil image
Olive oil

Fats and Oils

90.7g/100milliliter
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Chicken broth

Soups, Sauces, and Gravies

249g/1cup
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Honey

Sweets

339g/1cup

Direction

1

Mix garlic, 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, and thyme together in a bowl to make the "nut glue."

2

Season chicken breasts generously with salt, pepper, and cayenne. Spread nut glue all over the chicken. Refrigerate until ready to use.

3

Toss walnuts over the chicken, press down firmly, and repeat on the other side to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate for 1 1/2 to 3 hours.

4

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

5

Coat the bottom of an oven-proof skillet with some olive oil. Place chicken breasts on top, reserving excess nuts if desired. Season with a pinch of salt and drizzle more olive oil on top.

6

Bake in the center of the preheated oven until walnuts are lightly toasted and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a breast reads 150 degrees F (66 degrees C), about 25 minutes.

7

Quickly remove chicken to a plate to rest. Transfer skillet to the stovetop; stir in broth, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, and honey and bring to a boil over high heat; cook until reduced by about half, 3 to 4 minutes. Spoon pan sauce over and around the chicken to serve.

Nutritional Facts
Amount:
141.4625g

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15%36%49%

349

Kcal
Carbs8.3g
Protein20.3g
Fat27.7g

For a serving size of 0.5 chicken breasts

Calories
349.5kcal
% Daily Value*
Carbs
8.3g
Protein
20.3g
Fat
27.7g
vitaminA
104µg
sugar
3.4g
transFat
0.1g
saturatedFat
3.2g
cholesterol
36.9mg
vitaminC
2.6mg
fiber
2.7g
iron
1.7mg
sodium
422.7mg
calcium
41.9mg
potassium
330.1mg
vitaminB6
0.5mg
vitaminD
0.2µg

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. *

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