Honey Nut Crust Chicken

Simple no-recipe recipe and tips on which nuts are best for encrusting chicken. How-to photos included.




  1. Coat a wire rack well with non-stick cooking spray. Place rack on baking sheet or bottom of a broiler pan. Heat oven to 375-degrees
  2. Cut chicken into 2-inch pieces (if using bone-in chicken, leave as is)
  3. In a large bowl, combine honey and mustard; add chicken and toss to coat. Set aside.
  4. In a small food processor, add nuts then salt and pepper, pulse 2-3 times until coarsely chopped.
  5. Dump entire contents onto cutting board and chop larger nuts into pieces the size of sunflower seeds.
  6. Slide nuts onto a plate and press chicken pieces into nuts. Place chicken pieces on wire rack.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes or until chicken registers 165-degrees with a thermometer.