Nut-crusted Chicken with Herbed Carrots
Nut-crusted Chicken with Herbed Carrots might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 257 calories, 38g of protein, and 5g of fat each. This recipe covers 27% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and primal diet. If you have citrus-herb roasted baby carrots, orange juice, chicken breasts, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the orange juice you could follow this main course with the Plum Sherbert with Orange Juice and Plum Wine as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place pistachios in a shallow bowl.
Whisk together mustard, orange juice, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a second shallow bowl. Coat 1 side of each chicken breast with mustard mixture, and dip coated side of chicken in chopped nuts.
Place chicken, nut sides up, on prepared baking sheet.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Bake 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and nuts are lightly browned.
Sprinkle chicken with orange zest, if desired.
Serve with Citrus-Herb Roasted Baby Carrots.