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Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts Recipe
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Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts Recipe

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As a salesperson in the medical field, I'm often in hospitals during the lunch hour. One day, I was fortunate to sample this great dish. The chef wouldn't share the recipe, so I came up with my own tasty version.—Bibi Gromling, Flagler Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon or 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 1/3 cup sauce equals 752 calories, 54 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 273 mg cholesterol, 493 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 46 g protein.

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-in. thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine pistachios and tarragon. Place flour and eggs in separate bowls. Coat chicken with flour, then dip in eggs and coat with pistachio mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter in batches over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  4. In the same skillet, stir in flour until blended. Gradually add the wine, cream, tarragon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 1/3 cup sauce equals 752 calories, 54 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 273 mg cholesterol, 493 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 46 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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