Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast Recipe

Looking for an easy Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast recipe? Learn how to make Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by keithnphx

Makes 6 servings



Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, walnuts add richness to this light breading. The coating keeps the chicken moist. A seasonal green salad goes well with this.

Recipe Ingredients for Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast

2 slices whole wheat bread, dried
1/3 cup walnuts
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 coarse salt
1 fresh ground black pepper
1 egg white
4 chicken breast
4 tablespoon canola oil

Recipe Directions for Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. In a food processor, combine bread, walnuts, and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Process until fine bread crumbs form.

  4. Transfer to a shallow bowl.

  5. In another shallow bowl, beat egg white, letting excess drip off, and then into crumb mixture, pressing to adhere.

  6. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  7. Dip each breast into egg white, letting excess drip off, and then into crumb mixture, pressing to adhere.

  8. In large nonstick ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat.

  9. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned, 1-3 minutes.

  10. Carefully turn chicken over and put skillet in oven.

  11. Bake until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, 8-12 minutes.

  12. Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/walnut-crusted-chicken-breasts-235252#ixzz1UjHBLdkG

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 149.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
348
Calories from Fat
165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.3g
28%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
164mg
7%
Potassium
364mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
4.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
39.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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