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Almond Crusted Catalan Chicken


Marinating chicken in this creamy, orang-y and sweet marinade really gives the chicken lots of yummy flavor, also make the chicken very tender, then coated with almond-bread crumb mixture. It's succulent in the inside and golden, brown and crusty on the outside when it's out of the oven.













1 whole chicken
cut-up, fryer, skinned
¼ cup mayonnaise, light
3 cloves garlic
finely minced
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons oranges
peel, freshly grated
2 teaspoons honey
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
divided use
¾ teaspoon salt
divided use
½ teaspoon black pepper
divided use
1 cup bread crumbs, whole wheat
fine dry or plain
½ cup almonds
3 tablespoons olive oil


In large mixing bowl, make marinade by mixing together mayonnaise, garlic, orange juice, orange peel, honey, ⅛ teaspoon of the cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon of the salt and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper.

Add chicken, turning to coat.

Cover and refrigerate 1 hour, occasionally spooning marinade over chicken.

In pie pan, mix together remaining ½ teaspoon cinnamon, breadcrumbs, almonds and olive oil.

Bake, stirring occasionally, in 350*F oven about 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove chicken from marinade and roll, one piece at a time, in breadcrumb mixture.

Place chicken in single layer in lightly greased shallow baking pan.

Bake in 350*F oven about 1 hour or until crisp and brown and fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 35g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14355% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 324mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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