Originally rated on 1/23/09 - This recipe made it into my book#266453. I'd give this 10 stars if I could. This is sooooo tasty, easy and healthy. I followed the directions exactly and it produced perfect results. The cashew flavor really comes through and adds such a lovely crisp exterior to the chicken. Browning the chicken really seals in the moistness. The mustard vinaigrette is full of flavor, yet not overpowering. I just can't tell you how much I loved this for dinner tonight. I'm already craving more. Notes: I used salted cashews because I couldn't find the unsalted. I used 2 heel slices of 100 % whole wheat bread to make the bread crumbs. Also, I ended up using romaine lettuce instead of rocket or spinach (sadly, my family won't eat spinach). Quality recipe!!!
DH and I made this last night for dinner and thought it was fantastic, as well as easy. The chicken had really nice flavor and came out moist. I especially loved the vinaigrette dressing. It had a nice tang to it. We used rocket for the salad, which we love. Thanks for posting---we will definitely make this again.
This is just the bee's knees. I did a few changes . I didn't have cashews so used Macadamias ( found out after it was cooking that I did have cashews LOL) I don't care for rocket so used romaine. I used kiwi,oranges, cashews, red onion and cucumbers in the salad. I found the dressing a little mustardy for me so added some honey YUM. I served the chicken beside the salad with a mango.kiwi and red onion and lime juice mix on top the chicken. Made for ZWT 5 for the Aus/ NZ region for team Zaar Chow Hounds
Wow! Really tasty. I really loved the whole recipe. Thanks.
Completely delicious!! The chicken was moist and tender while the crust was crunchy crisp and very flavoursome. The only thing that I would do different next time,would be to season the flour well. A beautifully tasty family meal,that everybody (even the 4 and 2 year old!) enjoyed immensely. Thanks BlueMoon..another winner!
AN OUTSTANDING RECIPE & a GREAT TASTING CHICKEN DINNER! Made the recipe as directed, but did cut it in half for the 2 of us! Really liked the use of the cashews here & most definitely will be keeping this recipe around! Thanks for sharing it! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe]
Excellent, light meal. I only made half a recipe of meat but the entire vinaigrette. We would like more of the dressing so would double next time. Loved the dressing and loved the cashews. I did use panko crumbs and they made they chicken nice and crispy. Great light meal.
Just loved the nut coated chicken and the salad. I did make some changes, I am not a fan of cashews so I subbed pecans, I didn't white vinegar so used apple cider vinegar and added some sea salt and pepper to the vinaigrette. My salad consisted of iceberg lettuce, carrots, celery, redbell pepper, green onion and cucumbers. My 16 yo DS is not a fan of any nuts, so I made his chicken first using just the flour and breadcrumbs and then added the nuts into the breadcrumbs for mine. I think it would also be nice to cut the chicken into bite sized pieces before breading and serve over the salad greens. Thanks for sharing this great recipe Bluemoon. Made for PRMR.
This is a delicious meal. Simple flavors that shine through beautifully. I used mixed salad greens that included endive, cabbage, and several varieties of lettuce for my greens. I too used salted cashews because they were readily available at my grocery. For the breadcrumbs I used commercially prepared which helped speed up the process somewhat but fresh isn't that difficult either! I had this meal on the table from start to finish in 35 minutes or so. Really no excuse to eat convenience food if you can throw something so wonderful together in such a short amount of time :)