Nutty Buffalo Chicken
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 17-20 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a food processor, pulse Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts® and toasted bread until coarsely ground; transfer to a medium bowl.
  4. 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.
  5. Dredge chicken breasts in flour, then coat in egg and finally roll in Buffalo Nuts® breading, until completely coated. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake 15-20 minutes until chicken reaches 165 degrees.
  7. Put goat cheese on top of each hot chicken breast.
  8. Garnish with mixed habaneras and parsley.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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.