Spicy Almond-Crusted Chicken

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Baked chicken breast for dinner might sound boring, but you can easily spice things up with a combination of sizzling seasonings and a satisfyingly crunchy slivered almond crust. This foolproof recipe is perfect when you’re craving a little bit of heat — serve with your favorite vegetable for a nutritious and memorable meal!

 Spicy Almond-Crusted Chicken

Baked Spicy Almond-Crusted Chicken

Serves 1-2

Nutrition info per serving:
Calories: 351
Protein:  61 grams
Carbs: 2 grams
Fat: 11 grams


2 large chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
1 Tbsp. slivered almonds
½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
½ tsp. cayenne pepper
¼ tsp. allspice
¼ tsp. ground black pepper
1 egg white


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Lightly beat egg white; coat chicken. Sprinkle coated chicken with pepper, allspice, cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes; toss with slivered almonds.

3. Place chicken in baking dish and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.