Cashew Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Serves


  • 2/3 cup crushed cashew pieces
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Place cashew pieces in a food processor or blender and process into a "flour". On a pie plate or serving platter, combine cashew flour and paprika.
  • Place beaten egg on another plate. Salt and pepper chicken.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over low heat. Dip chicken pieces first into the egg then dredge in the spiced cashew flour; place in skillet and raise heat to medium-high; cook chicken until done, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.


NUTRITION: 285 Calories; 18g Fat; 25g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 111mg Cholesterol; 137mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 3 Fat. Points: 7.
LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccoli and Faux-Tay-Toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with butter, cream cheese and salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture).
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve baked sweet potatoes instead of Faux-Tay-Toes.
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