Macadamia Nut Chicken

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by little_wing

A little different from the others...using oatmeal instead of breadcrumbs. Very good on salads. Try it with Pineapple Mango Chutney Dipping Sauce for an appetizer. Or cut the recipe in half serve with dipping sauce and fruit paella for a 4 serving main dish.

Top Review by sconehead

Just made this for dinner tonight! We just got back from 2 weeks in Hawaii and I brought back 5 lbs of macadamia nuts and wanted something to use them for! I had chicken quarters that I had taken out of the freezer, so I used them instead of chicken breasts. I also skipped the frying and baked them. They were VERY tasty!! My 12 year old daughter ate every bit of hers! A keeper! Thanks for the great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place oatmeal in food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
  2. Remove to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Place macadamia nuts in food processor and pulse until finely chopped but not stuck together.
  4. Add nuts to oatmeal and mix well.
  5. Add flour, thyme, and Parmesan to mixture, mix until combined.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Dip chicken breasts in butter, then dredge breasts in oatmeal mixture until breasts are well-coated.
  8. In large skillet heat canola oil over medium high heat.
  9. Add chicken in and fry, turning once until crispy and brown, about 4 minutes on each side or just brown and bake in 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

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