PINE NUT AND PARMESAN-CRUSTED CHICKEN

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Just mention pine nuts and I'm there! Add Parmesan and Panko--wow! This recipe comes from a cookbook I have, called America's Test Kitchen.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
panko bread crumbs
1/3 c
pine nuts, toasted and chopped
1/3 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/4 c
mayonnaise
1/4 c
chopped fresh basil
4
(6 oz.) chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, trimmed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, combine Panko, pine nuts, Parmesan, garlic, oil, salt and pepper.
2
Combine mayonnaise and basil in second bowl.
3
Pat the chicken dry with paper towels and transfer to a 13x9" baking dish. Spread mayo mixture evenly over top of chicken breasts. Sprinkle the Panko mixture over mayo, pressing lightly to adhere.
4
Bake uncovered in a preheated 450-degree oven on an upper-middle rack until crumbs are golden brown and chicken is tender, about 25-30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American