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Crispy Baked Almond Chicken

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  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

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

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3432 Calories from Fat 1750

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307.1%

Saturated Fat 89.2 g445.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1276.3 mg425.4%

Sodium 4932.8 mg205.5%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56.2%

Sugars 14.1 g

Protein 321 g641.6%

Vitamin A 142.3% Vitamin C 63.2%

Calcium 72.8% Iron 117.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Baked Almond Chicken Recipe