Spicy Almond Chicken


This has just the right amount of spices. It's tangy, beautiful and delicious.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 (3 pound) chicken, cut into pieces

  • 1 (14 ounce) jar red currant jelly

  • ½ cup yellow mustard

  • ½ cup blanched slivered almonds

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and saute for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. To skillet add jelly, mustard, almonds, sugar, juice and cinnamon. Stir together and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until jelly dissolves. Pour mixture over chicken.

  4. Cover dish and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (no longer pink inside).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

443 Calories
17g Fat
41g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 443
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 297mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 324mg 7%

* 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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