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Nut Coated Chicken Breasts

  • 30 minutes total
  • 3 ingredients
  • Easy


  • 3/4 cup Diamond of California Original Nut Coatings
  • 1 package (4 count); 1 1/2lbs Chicken breasts
  • 1 Tablespoon Water

The Steps

  1.  Measure ¾ cup of Diamond of California® Original Nut Coatings into a shallow bowl or plate. 
  2.  Place 1 tablespoon of water in a shallow bowl.
  3.  Dip chicken in cold water, then press chicken into Diamond® Original Nut Coating Blend, place on foil-lined sheet pan.
  4.  Bake at 375°F for 22-25 minutes, until internal temperature of 165°F is reached.

If cooking in an air fryer:

  1. Take a serving or 3 TBSP of nut coatings and place in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place 1 TBSP of cold water in a shallow bowl. Set aside.
  3. Take 4 oz. chicken breast about ¾ inch thick. *
  4. Dip chicken in the prepared bowl of cold water then coat in the prepared bowl of nut coatings.
  5. Place the coated chicken breast in the air fryer.
  6. Set to 375F for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165F. *

*Please note that bigger and thicker chicken breast will need longer cooking time. Always check the thickest part of the chicken when checking for internal temperature. Per USDA guidelines, the minimal internal temperature for poultry should reach 165F.

When cooking other meats, always check the USDA guidelines for minimal internal temperature for food safe cooking!

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