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Crispy Baked Almond Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chicken pieces/Legs /breasts 3 Pound (1.5 kg, 4 pieces)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweet butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Celery salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 3 Tablespoon
  Soft sweet butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
2. Dredge chicken with flour. Combine melted butter, celery salt, paprika, salt, curry powder, oregano and pepper. Coat chicken with seasoned butter.
3. In a shallow baking dish, arrange chicken in a single layer. Sprinkle with almonds, cover and bake in oven for 45 minutes. Uncover.
4. Pour pan drippings into a bowl. Skim off fat. Combine 1/4 cup (50 ml) drippings and sour cream; mix well. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken.
5. Mix soft butter into breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over sour cream. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes longer, until almonds and crumbs are brown and chicken is tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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