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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, combine Panko, pine nuts, Parmesan, garlic, oil, salt and pepper.
2Combine mayonnaise and basil in second bowl.
3Pat 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.
4Bake 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