Almond Crusted Chicken Breasts

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 60m

This gluten-free recipe is sure to please eaters of all ages.  The combinations of herbs and seasonings add a delicious flavor without over-powering the dish.


  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 cup Almond Meal
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 tsp fresh Marjoram, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried Basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Olive Oil in oil mister
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper


Step 1

Prepare egg wash by whisking together eggs, lemon pepper and 1 T water.

Step 2

In a separate large, shallow pan combine breading mixture of almond meal, parmesan cheese, marjoram, thyme, basil, oregano, garlic powder, salt & pepper.

Step 3

Dip the chicken breast into egg wash and then coat with breading. Spray both sides with oil mister.

Step 4

Brown both sides of chicken in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and set aside.

Step 5

Place browned chicken breasts on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F. NOTE: INTERNAL TEMPERATURE SHOULD MEASURE 165 F.

Short Cut:  Prepare the breading mixture up to one day ahead of time and store in the refrigerator.

Alternative Method:  Use chicken tenders and turn this into baked chicken fingers.  If you have nut allergies, then use breadcrumbs instead.


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