Hazelnut Chicken with Orange Thyme Cream

Hazelnut Chicken With Orange Thyme Cream Recipe

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boneless, skinless chicken breasts, lightly pounded
1 c
flour, to dredge
3 Tbsp


1/3 c
hazelnuts, coarsley chopped
1/3 c
bread crumbs, fresh
1/4 tsp
egg, lightly beaten with 1 teaspoon water
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper


orange, sectioned, reserve juice
1/3 tsp
hazelnut liqueur
1 c
heavy cream
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper

How to Make Hazelnut Chicken with Orange Thyme Cream


  • 1Cut each chicken breast in half.
  • 2Mix together hazelnut pieces, bread crumbs and thyme.
  • 3Set aside.
  • 4Prepare egg wash.
  • 5Beat egg lightly with water, and add salt and pepper.
  • 6Dredge chicken breasts in flour, dip into egg wash and coat with hazelnut crumb mixture.
  • 7Shake off excess.
  • 8Chill until ready to use.
  • 9Melt butter in heavy pan.
  • 10Over moderate heat, cook chicken breasts until golden brown on both sides, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 11Add reserved orange juice, thyme, hazelnut liqueur, and heavy cream.
  • 12Simmer gently, basting often, until chicken is barely cooked through and sauce has thickened slightly.
  • 13Add orange sections and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 14Remove chicken breasts from pan and pour sauce over them.

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About Hazelnut Chicken with Orange Thyme Cream

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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