Re… Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. … But I thought I would be a little different. Thanks! Add chicken, one piece at a time, and turn to coat. Please come check me out! For the strawberry sauce, combine the strawberries, sugar, and balsamic in a food processor. I love the savory route you took for this challenge! Combine almonds and breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. We loved it. I am such a sweets person that I am always pairing sweet with savory. Cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture … I figured that there will be lots of cakes, muffins, pies, cobblers, crumbles, and the like. Cupcakes & Kale Chips is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. I almost wish I had a picture, but lunchtime can be kind of hectic with the little guy. Too funny how you and I both went with chicken, but in opposite ways. Mix together the almond meal, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and cumin. hmmmmmmmmm! I will have to make this soon! Add the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and dried parsley, then mix well. Heat 2 tsp oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Thanks! cornstarch, the brandy, baking soda, and 2 tbsp. While the chicken is cooking, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. The next day for lunch, I chopped up some of the chicken on a salad, sprinkled on some crumbled goat cheese, and thinned out some of the leftover sauce with additional balsamic vinegar for a dressing. #19 “Cherry Almond Chicken Salad,” if you want to take a look. Let sit 5 minutes. Your email address will not be published. Repeat process with remaining two chicken breasts. One by one, roll the chicken tenders in the ground almonds to fully coat. Sheet Pan Almond Crusted Chicken with Lemon Basil Garlic Sauce. That sounds awesome! - Serve hot with the dijon sauce on the side for dipping or poured over the top...however you like it! Mix in chicken … Cherries and almonds go so well together in general, so it really works here. How to Make Almond Crusted Chicken. Then on the third Thursday of the month, we will all publish our new recipes based on the theme. This recipe was shared with: In the same bowl, stir in remaining 3 tbsp. Add to empty space in tray and top with seasoning blend and a pinch of salt and pepper. ½ Cup Bread Crumbs. Coat each chicken breast with almond crumbs on each side. Saute Chicken Oh, you have no idea how happy that makes me! Oh good! Saw your recipe link up on the Challenge and thought “not a dessert, gotta check this one out”. Simmer for 5 minutes. Combine the Greek yogurt, salt, and pepper in a bowl or plastic bag. Add almonds/coconut, bread crumbs, spices for the chicken tenders and brown sugar to a shallow dish (such as a pie dish) and mix well. You can really take it any direction you choose. Add chicken broth and cornstarch/water mixture. Bring to a low boil and then reduce heat. For sauce Blend peppers, tomatoes and broth in a food proessor until smooth. Definitely going to try that almond coating sometime. Amee’s Savory Dish Fit and Fabulous Fridays #37. This is a wonderful idea. Nutty, crunchy chicken with a sweet and tangy sauce, it’s easy to impress with this Almond Crusted Chicken with Cherry Balsamic Sauce. Bon Appetit. Total Carbohydrate Making almond crusted chicken is so easy! Transfer two chicken breasts to pan, and cook until golden brown on bottom about 1 1/2 - 2 minutes. Place the chicken pieces in the bowl with the remaining honey mustard and toss to fully coat. I know, I have to come up with some other ways to try it. I haven’t checked out all of the Improv recipes, but I will have to check yours out. I love the almond/chicken combo! Add the chicken, and mix to completely coat each piece. For the Dipping Sauce: 1 Cup Pineapple, peeled and diced Made this tonight for dinner. Thanks. Looks delicious. Love it! Think you nailed it! Required fields are marked *. Great served over hot cooked pasta with a bit of marinara sauce. For anyone new to my blog, and as a reminder to others, the Improv Challenge is a blog hop where a theme is given, which is two assigned ingredients, then it is up to the participating bloggers to let the creative juices flow, and see what they can come up with. The sauce sounded really good, and I know cherries pair well with balsamic vinegar, so I figured I could just use cherry preserves in place of the apricot. Gently press the almond coating so it adheres to the chicken. Kudos to you Brianne for making the most savory dish with the challenge ingredients! Crunchy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside, this sheet pan almond crusted chicken is an easy and perfect one-pan dinner. OK, last month I took the easy road with Strawberries & Cream Improv Cooking Challenge, simply whipping up a Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie (and then proceeded to accidentally delete one of my most popular posts, so if you go back and re-read it, sorry. Add chicken and stir to coat. I use nuts with chicken, all the time but not with cherries. ½ Cup Almonds. All Rights Reserved. Her recipe called for a simple sautéed chicken breast, but I thought that using the sauce with an almond-crusted chicken breast would bring in some additional elements of texture and flavor. Transfer the chicken to the prepared baking sheet and repeat with the remainder of the pieces. Oh boy oh boy oh boy, salad with fruit and cheese!! It was fun trying to think of something a little different. It really is a good combo. I’ve never thought to pair cherries with chicken. 4 Chicken Breast Fillets. #38! Everyday Meals | Sweet Treats | Simply Gluten-Free. Dip chicken into a bowl containing the egg white, followed by dipping the chicken into the almond mixture. Transfer chicken to a plate. What a creative idea! I coated mine in cherries and topped it with almonds and you coated yours in almonds and topped it with cherries! Pour crumbles onto a plate. Remove and keep warm. I eat chicken at least 5 days a week, so I am always looking for different ways to try it. What a great recipe. I find the sauce especially interesting. Balsamic works with so many fruits. Now all I need is some cheese. 1tsp. Heat butter and oil in a 12-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Coat each chicken breast with almond crumbs on each side. Add the salt, pepper, and thyme, and saute for another minute or two. Preheat your oven to 350°F. cornstarch and the eggs until well blended. Remove each chicken breast, and coat well with almond mixture on all sides. Set aside. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Which I am sure will all be fabulous. Dip chicken pieces into the egg and then press into the flour/almond mixture, coating all sides. Combine almonds, bread crumbs, nutmeg, salt and pepper, to taste, in a food processor and grind to combine. Cover a plate with plastic wrap to make for easy clean up after breading and pour almond and bread crumb mixture onto it. It really was so good. I love mixing fruit with chicken or pork and this looks just fabulous! Take leftovers as meal-prep for the week, and enjoy nourishing protein and roasted vegetables with a sauce … 12.2 g Thanks for the recipe! Rich without being unhealthy. In a bowl, add diced tomatoes (seeds removed). Beat egg in another bowl. Now dredge each chicken strip in the yogurt, be sure to coat all sides … Top tender chicken breasts with the strawberry balsamic sauce and garnish with extra fresh rosemary. In a food processor, process almonds for 1-2 minutes to a chunky bread crumb consistency. Sumac. Pat chicken dry. [CDATA[ document.write('