Almond Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe

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Almond Stuffed Chicken Breast
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  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 1/4-inch thickness; cut in half. Marinate overnight in white wine.
  3. In skillet, sauté mushrooms in 1/4 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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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 703.97 Kcal (2947 kJ)
Calories from fat 490.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54.49g 84%
Cholesterol 185.19mg 62%
Sodium 408.92mg 17%
Potassium 429.31mg 9%
Total Carbs 17.42g 6%
Sugars 2.56g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5.95g 24%
Protein 37.88g 76%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 2.4mg 14%
Calcium 142.1mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 259.7 Kcal (1087 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.1g 84%
Cholesterol 68.32mg 62%
Sodium 150.86mg 17%
Potassium 158.38mg 9%
Total Carbs 6.42g 6%
Sugars 0.94g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 24%
Protein 13.97g 76%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 0.9mg 14%
Calcium 52.4mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.8
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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