Chicken With Thyme, Mayo and Bread Crumbs

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

I was looking for a recipe to use up my bread crumbs and this one looked simple and very tasty. I changed a few things to suit my tastes. I put the roasted almonds in a coffee mill to grind them slightly. The original recipe is from

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  • 4 medium chicken legs (bone in)
  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (home made are best)
  • 12 cup slivered almonds (roasted and ground)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375'F.
  2. Season the bread crumbs with the thyme, pepper and salt. Add the roasted almonds to it. Use a whisk and mix well.
  3. Coat each chicken cutlet with mayonnaise, then bread crumbs.
  4. Place on a plate crumb side down and repeat.
  5. Bake the legs on an oiled tin foil covered broiling rack.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes.
  7. Bon Appetit.