Almond-Crusted Chicken with Brown Rice

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Brown Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 438.6
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.0 mg
  • Sodium: 688.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 36.2 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Almond-Crusted Chicken with Brown Rice calories by ingredient


crunchy, baked chicken

*calorie count includes rice
crunchy, baked chicken

*calorie count includes rice

Number of Servings: 4


    1 (3 1/2-ounce) bag boil-in-bag brown rice
    4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
    2 tablespoons honey mustard
    2/3 cup sliced almonds
    1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
    Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 450°.
Prepare rice according to package directions; keep warm.
Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.
Place flour in a zip-top plastic bag. Working with one piece at a time, add chicken to bag; seal and shake to coat. Remove chicken from bag, shaking off excess flour. Repeat with remaining flour and chicken. Combine buttermilk and honey mustard in a shallow bowl. Combine almonds and breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken in buttermilk mixture; dredge in almond mixture.
Heat a large skillet coated with cooking spray over high heat. Add chicken; cook 1 minute. Turn chicken over. Wrap handle of pan with foil. Place pan in oven; bake at 450° for 9 minutes or until chicken is done. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt to rice; serve with chicken.

4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMD218.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    tasty - 1/28/21

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    Very Good
    tasty - 6/6/20

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    This is so tasty! The only I did differently was to cook brown rice from "scratch". Chicken tasted great! - 5/29/20

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    Delicious............... - 5/21/20