Parmesan & Pine Nut Crusted Oven-Fried Chicken

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"Chicken turns out juicy inside and nice and crisp outside. Love the pine nuts!"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (226.7 g)
  • Calories 415.8
  • Total Fat - 11.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 150.2 mg
  • Sodium - 656.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 1.2 g
  • Protein - 58.9 g
  • Calcium - 114.2 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°.

Step 2

Combine the first three ingredients in a mini chopper. Pulse until finely ground. Combine the nut mixture, baking sode, and the next 3 ingredients (through cheese) in a shallow bowl.

Step 3

Combine the buttermilk and egg white in a shallow bowl.

Step 4

Dip the chicken in the buttermilk mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then dredge in the flour mixture.

Step 5

Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in the dish and then lightly spray the tops of the chicken breasts. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown and chicken is done.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


Very tasty. Loved the pine nuts and a little crunch from the cornmeal. I cut recipe down for one breast. I may try this coating on fried tilapia.


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(23 Feb 2022)

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We enjoyed this easy and delicious way to make oven-friend chicken. Loved using the buttermilk which always make it so nice and tender.


(13 Sep 2018)

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