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Spicy Pistachio Chicken

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Spicy Pistachio Chicken was submitted by Mary Alice Graves of Kempton, Indiana.

Recipe Ingredients:

Heavy-duty aluminum foil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped pistachio nuts
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare four pieces of foil large enough for each to hold 1 breast half. Place each breast half in piece of foil. Brush chicken with melted butter and sprinkle with cayenne pepper. Wrap foil around chicken. Place on cookie sheet and bake in 350°F (175°C) over 35 minutes.
  2. Remove from oven; open foil and sprinkle pistachio nuts over chicken. Leave foil open and return to oven. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.
  3. Remove chicken from foil and place on serving platter. Sprinkle chicken with Parmesan cheese and chopped green onion.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.