Cashew-Crusted Chicken Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Cashew-Crusted Chicken which belongs to the Poultry recipe category.
- pounds (680 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast
- cup (90 g) raw cashew pieces
- teaspoon salt
- teaspoon pepper
- teaspoon paprika
- 1 egg
- 2 to 3 tablespoons (28 to 42 g) butter
First, put the cashew pieces in a food processor with the S-blade in place and grind them to a fine texture.
Dump them out onto a plate and add the salt, pepper, and paprika, mixing the whole thing well.
Pound the chicken breasts until they're inch (1.
3 cm) thick all over.
Cut into 4 servings if necessary.
Break the egg into another plate with a rim around it.
(A pie plate would work well.
) Now, dip each chicken breast piece into the egg and then into the cashew mixture, coating both sides.
Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over medium to medium-high heat and add the chicken.
Saute until it's golden on both sides and cooked through about 5 minutes per side.
Each with 6 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 5 grams of usable carbs and 33 grams of protein.