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12Ingredients
440Calories
40Minutes

This recipe for Almond Chicken is delicious, satisfying and hearty. It is savory and spicy. Ingredients include tomatoes, onions, garlic, vegetable oil, bread, ground cloves, cinnamon sticks, almonds, boneless skinless chicken breasts, tomato puree, jalapeno chilies, salt, and ground black pepper. It takes about 40 minutes to prepare this dish that has 440 calories per serving. This dish is best served over your favorite rice or with tortillas.

Ingredients

  • 1 tomato
  • 1 piece onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 piece bread
  • 1 pinch ground clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/8 cup almonds
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 jalapeno
  • salt and ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Grill the tomato and blend it together with the onion and garlic. Set aside in the blender.
  2. Add the clove, cinnamon, bread, and almonds to a skillet with the olive oil. When slightly browned, remove the mixture and blend it together with the tomato, adding the jalapeno if desired. Set aside.
  3. Remove any excess oil from the skillet and brown the chicken until cooked thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the puree to the chicken and lower the heat. Add water if the mixture seems very thick. Cook for 5 minutes, covered.
  5. Serve along with tortillas or white rice.
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NutritionView more

440Calories
Sodium25%DV590mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein67%DV34g
Carbs13%DV38g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories440Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium590mg25%
Potassium1310mg37%
Protein34g67%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate38g13%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Vikki C. 4 Jun 2015
This chicken was tender and popping with flavor! I enjoyed the cinnamon and cloves most of all. We served it with tortillas and rice as suggested. Very good!