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Almond Stuffed Chicken Breast

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“This delicious chicken breast recipe has a unique and irresistible nutty flavor, enhanced by almonds.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Spread almonds in one layer on ungreased shallow baking pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden. Set aside.
  2. Pound chicken breasts to ¼-inch thickness; cut in half. Marinate overnight in white wine.
  3. In skillet, sauté mushrooms in ¼ cup butter; about 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic, parsley and lemon juice; sauté 2 to 3 minutes. Add toasted slivered almonds.
  4. Remove chicken breasts from marinade; pat dry and discard marinade. Season with salt and pepper. Place 1/3 cup of mushroom mixture on each chicken breast half. Fold in sides and roll.
  5. Secure to hold with toothpick or skewer. Chill 1 hour.
  6. Add 2/3 cup almonds to a food processor or coffee grinder. Pulse until finely ground. Strain through a fine mesh strainer to avoid lumps. Set aside in dish.
  7. Dredge rolled chicken in flour, dip in egg, then in ground almonds. Place in casserole; pour 1/2 cup melted butter over breasts.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 20 to 25 minutes or until no longer pink and coating is crispy brown.

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