Baked Almond Chicken Recipe
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Baked Almond Chicken Recipe

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This is a tasty dish that my family just loves. The almonds give the chicken a wonderful flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • 8 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 teaspoon each salt, paprika and celery salt
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 1020 calories, 72g fat (34g saturated fat), 278mg cholesterol, 1424mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 54g protein.


  1. Place the flour in a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken, a few pieces at a time. Seal bag; shake to coat chicken. In a shallow dish, combine 7 tablespoons butter, salt, paprika and celery salt. Add chicken pieces and turn to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with almonds. Pour cream around chicken. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup sauce.
  3. Stir sour cream into sauce; pour over the chicken. Combine bread crumbs with the remaining butter; sprinkle over chicken. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes more or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Baked Almond Chicken in Country Extra May 1997, p51

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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foureyedfreak User ID: 582913 73056
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

"I thought it was good, and my healthy runner-daughter loved it!

The rest of the family, not so much."

MY REVIEW User ID: 519069 43232
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"I have been making this recipe for years and get raves about it every time. And so easy."

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