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Pan-Fried Chicken with Romesco Sauce

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6

Pan-fried chicken is made delicious with this Italian addition of romesco sauce. Looking to save even more time? Make this sauce ahead, and let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving for dinner in 20 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Romesco Sauce

1/2
cup slivered almonds
1
slice firm crusty white bread (about 5x5x1/2 inch)
1
medium tomato, cut in half, seeded
2
cloves garlic, peeled
1
jar (12 oz) roasted red bell peppers, rinsed, drained and patted dry
1/4
cup olive oil
1
tablespoon sherry vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon smoked paprika

Chicken

2
tablespoons olive oil
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lb)
1
teaspoon garlic salt
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In 15x10x1-inch pan, place almonds, bread, tomato and garlic in single layer. Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until almonds and bread are lightly toasted. Break bread into bite-size pieces.
  • 2
    In food processor, place toasted almonds, bread, tomato and garlic. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until coarsely chopped. Add remaining sauce ingredients. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until almost smooth. Transfer sauce to small bowl; set aside. Sauce will thicken as it stands.
  • 3
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with garlic salt; add to skillet. Cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Serve chicken with sauce; sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

  • If you can't find sherry vinegar, use red wine vinegar instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
3g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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