Almond-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus
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Almond-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus

Laurie Erickson

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus

This chicken recipe may only have seven ingredients, but it represents a complete and nutritious meal for two. This recipe is especially good when asparagus is in season in the spring, when the stalks are at their most tender.

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Lay a piece of parchment paper on a flat surface. Sprinkle the almonds on top of the parchment paper. Lay the chicken on the parchment paper. Coat each piece of chicken with the mustard and dredge in the almonds.

Place the coated chicken breasts on the cookie sheet. Lay the asparagus next to the chicken breasts. Slice the sweet potato into thin circles and lay next to the asparagus. Lightly spray the chicken, sweet potato, and asparagus with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Place the cookie sheet in the oven. Bake until the chicken feels firm to the touch and is cooked through, for 10-13 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

395 kcal

Daily value:

20%

Servings:

2
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 27 g
  • Protein 35 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 13 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 109 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 4 µg
  • Vitamin B-12 3 µg
  • Vitamin B-6 1 mg
  • Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg
  • Vitamin D 3 IU
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 2 µg
  • Alanine 2 g
  • Arginine 2 g
  • Ash 4 g
  • Aspartic acid 3 g
  • Betaine 13 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 94 mg
  • Carotene, alpha 1 µg
  • Carotene, beta 26 µg
  • Cholesterol 101 mg
  • Choline, total 107 mg
  • Cryptoxanthin, beta 14 µg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 6 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 4 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 7 g
  • Fluoride, F 1 µg
  • Folate, DFE 11 µg
  • Folate, food 11 µg
  • Folate, total 11 µg
  • Glutamic acid 6 g
  • Glycine 2 g
  • Histidine 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 6 mg
  • Isoleucine 2 g
  • Leucine 3 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 57 µg
  • Lysine 3 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 48 mg
  • Methionine 1 g
  • Niacin 7 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 1 mg
  • Phenylalanine 1 g
  • Phosphorus, P 320 mg
  • Potassium, K 459 mg
  • Proline 2 g
  • Retinol 1 µg
  • Selenium, Se 52 µg
  • Serine 1 g
  • Sodium, Na 747 mg
  • Sugars, total 4 g
  • Threonine 2 g
  • Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg
  • Tyrosine 1 g
  • Valine 2 g
  • Water 129 g
  • Zinc, Zn 8 mg
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