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Balsamic Almond Chicken for 2 Recipe

Balsamic Almond Chicken for 2 Recipe

Brown sugar and balsamic vinegar lend a sweet and subtly tangy flavor to this tender almond-crusted chicken dish. Lisa Ruehlow - Blaine, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine almonds and flour. In another shallow bowl, whisk egg. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Dip chicken in egg; then coat with almond mixture. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, broth, vinegar and brown sugar until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast equals 339 calories, 18 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 169 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.