Chicken breasts with a crunchy breadcrumb-and-almond-sliver coating are a light and satisfying springtime entree. Serve them with Orzo with Peas and Mint and Romaine Salad with Prosciutto Crisps.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, season bread crumbs with salt and pepper. Place eggs in a small bowl with 2 teaspoons water, and beat lightly. Dip chicken in egg, wiping away excess with your fingers, and dip in bread-crumb mixture. Dredge until lightly coated. Dip in egg again, and coat thoroughly with almonds.

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  • Heat butter and oil in a 12-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until nicely browned, about 3 minutes, and turn over. Cook 1 minute more; then transfer pan to oven, and bake until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Reviews (7)

114 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 42
  • 2 star values: 21
  • 1 star values: 10
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06/15/2017
Tasty. Didn't look like the picture.
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03/18/2014
Delish! Just be careful the chicken might not cook through at 10 min in the oven. Had to cook mine for a further 10, maybe it wasn't as thin as the chicken used for the recipe? Otherwise, enjoy!!
Rating: 5 stars
11/07/2013
LOVE IT! Made this for dinner tonight. Easy, fast, and delicious!!!!
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08/18/2009
Easy and enjoyable. Whenever a recipe calls for chicken breasts, I use skinless thighs instead. Juicier (in case the recipe dries out the chicken).
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06/26/2008
It's an easy recipe. I might skip the oven next time too.
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04/23/2008
I tried this last night and it was fantastic. I used chicken tenders (or just cut the breasts into strips so they are smaller) and since they were smaller they cooked faster and were done only in the pan, so I skipped the oven all together. They turned out moist and super flavorful.
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01/23/2008
verry good , thanks for the recipi