Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken

Recipe by mimis food




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Make the Sauce
  • Mix the mayonnaise and sour cream together untill blended. Add sugar, juice of 1 lime, lemon pepper and garlice. Stir together. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • The Chicken
  • Slice each chicken breast into 3 even slices. Pound them slightly between plastic wrap or waxed paper, season with salt and pepper.
  • Crack the eggs into a shallow bowl, whisk until thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  • Place finely chopped macadamia nuts into another shallow bowl.
  • Dip chicken strips in the egg, then coat with the finely chopped macadamia nuts. Place the macadamia nut covered chicken on a baking sheet and bake them at 375 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until juices run clear.
  • In a saute pan, add 1 tbsp macadamia nut oil and garlic. Stir fry until garlic turns golden. Add red pepper strips to pan and continue to cook until heated through. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove chicken from the oven and arrange on platter. Garnish with peppers. Sprinkle with chopped macadamia nuts, optional. Serve with sauce for dipping.
  • Prep time and cook time are rough estimates and will vary on your level of cooking skills and your oven.