• Cooking Time: 17-20 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes


On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Nutty Buffalo Chicken, was created by Quantel Floyd.


  • 1 cup Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts®
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 slices wheat bread, toasted & torn into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 oz. goat cheese
  • 1 yellow habanera, minced
  • 1 orange habanera, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Italian parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • In a food processor, pulse Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts® and toasted bread until coarsely ground; transfer to a medium bowl.
  • In another medium bowl beat eggs, season generously with salt and pepper. Pour flour into a third medium bowl and set up a breading station.
  • Dredge chicken breasts in flour, then coat in egg and finally roll in Buffalo Nuts® breading, until completely coated. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes until chicken reaches 165 degrees.
  • Put goat cheese on top of each hot chicken breast.
  • Garnish with mixed habaneras and parsley.

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