Cashew Crusted Chicken

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Chicken breasts dipped in an apricot/mustard sauce, then rolled in chopped cashew nuts for a wonderfully tangy, crunchy and easy baked chicken dish. This recipe will satisfy anyone!

close up view of Cashew Crusted Chicken strips
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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar apricot preserves

  • ¼ cup prepared Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped cashews

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Combine the preserves, mustard and curry powder in a large skillet and heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until preserves are completely melted and smooth.

  3. Place cashews in a shallow dish or bowl. Dip chicken breasts in skillet sauce, then roll in nuts to coat and place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.

  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes. Boil any remaining sauce and serve on the side with the baked chicken.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

548 Calories
19g Fat
69g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 548
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 687mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 468mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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