Mushroom Almond Chicken

Mushroom Almond Chicken

"I created this recipe over years of preparing meals for hunting camps out in the backcountry. Out there, I'd cook it in a Dutch oven over a fire. It satisfies even the biggest eaters, and it's easy to double or triple the recipe."
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1 h 30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a skillet, saute mushrooms and garlic in butter; set aside. Combine lemon and cayenne peppers; sprinkle over the chicken and let stand for 10 minutes. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk and salt. In another bowl, mix the bread crumbs, almonds, basil and oregano. Dip chicken in buttermilk mixture, then in crumb mixture, coating well. Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan; sprinkle with mushroom mixture. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes longer. If desired, sprinkle with cheese and let stand for 5 minutes.


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I was excited by this recipe because fresh sauteed mushrooms make me happy. The mushrooms were delicious, but I would recommend not baking the mushrooms with the chicken as they don't seem to ad...

This was excellent. I used leftovers to make a chicken and wild rice soup from this site, which was excellent as well.

This recipe was nice! A good alteration or two and I would have given it 5 stars, but I agree with the other reviewer that the basil is very overpowering, and I think next time, I will simply om...

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