Peanut -Crusted Chicken Breasts

Recipe by carolinafan
READY IN: 40mins




  • Preheat oven to 475*.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil, lightly oil, and set aside.
  • In a food processor, pulse peanuts and bread until coarsely ground.
  • Transfer to a wide-rimmed medium bowl; whisk in oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoons pepper.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs; season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken, and turn to coat.
  • One piece at a time, dredge in peanut breading, gently pressing onto chicken; transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake until lightly browned and just cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  • While chicken is baking, cook asparagus in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, 3 to 4 minutes, depending on thickness.
  • Drain and transfer to a bowl along with butter and lemon zest; season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine.
  • Serve chicken with asparagus.