As someone who isn't big on consuming red meat, as well as someone who likes to meal prep on Sunday (while listening to disco music), chicken is my go-to source of protein. Sometimes it's tough to come up with different variations of preparing chicken. (One can only have so many chicken fingers or baked chicken with lemon.) So this chicken recipe is sure to spice things up. 

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Almond Crusted Chicken Breast

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:30 mins
  • Total Time:40 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 4 oz Chicken Breast
  • Blanched Almond Slivers
  • Salt
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Paprika
  • Step 1

    Crush the almonds while thinking about your boring office job, the parking ticket you just got, or the guy who just says stupid stuff all the time.

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  • Step 2

    Add to the crushed almonds salt, cayenne, and paprika to taste. It's completely up to you what the proportions are I go for a spice induced 1 part salt to 2 parts cayenne to 1 part paprika.

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  • Step 3

    Coat the chicken in the seasoned almond mixture. The almonds add both the texture and flavor surpris to the chicken so the more the merrier.

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  • Step 4

    Bake in 400°F oven for 30 minutes.

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  • Step 5

    Eat with a fork and knife as if you're eating the most expensive steak that any human can buy. In fact, hold your pinky out.

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And enjoy an different kind of crispy (crunchy) coated chicken.