Wednesday, March 3, 2010

~what's for dinner?~

~walnut crusted chicken breasts~

Serves 4
2 slices whole-wheat bread, dried
1/3 cup walnuts
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 large egg white
4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless (6 to 8 ounces each)
1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
Lemon slices, for serving
Seasonal green salad
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a food processor, combine bread, walnuts, and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper. Process until fine breadcrumbs form. Transfer to a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat egg white until frothy.
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dip each breast into egg white, letting excess drip off, and then into crumb mixture, pressing to adhere.
In a large nonstick ovenproof skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned, 1 to 3 minutes. Carefully turn chicken over and put skillet in oven. Bake until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes.
Serve chicken with lemon slices and green salad.

courtesy of my good friend Martha!


DustyLu said...

Yummy I love this dish and will be sure to make it! Thanks for the recipe..You cook too..Amazinng! Your so talented! ~lulu

[email protected] said...

This looks great and healthy! Thanks, I will try it soon!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Melanie, This is such a yummy dish. I am coming to Savannah (like finding the Mothership) at the end of the month for a girl's get-away. I am SOOOOOOO excited! I love, love, love Savannah!!!!! Lucky you!

Shining Windows said...

i am starving just lookin'

Shorely Chic said...

this looks yummy, and since I gave up white bread for Lent, this one is a go!

Amy said...

this looks great! thanks for sharing!

Nishant said...

This looks great and healthy! Thanks, I will try it soon!
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Nishant said...

..Amazinng! Your so talented! ~
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