Cashew-Crusted Chicken Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Cashew-Crusted Chicken which belongs to the Poultry recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. pounds (680 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast
  2. cup (90 g) raw cashew pieces
  3. teaspoon salt
  4. teaspoon pepper
  5. teaspoon paprika
  6. 1 egg
  7. 2 to 3 tablespoons (28 to 42 g) butter

Cooking Instructions

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.

Set aside.

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.

Serving Yield

4 servings

Nutrition Information

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.