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Hazelnut Crusted Chicken Breast

Hazelnut Crusted Chicken Breast

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Hazelnut Meal
  • 2 tsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp thyme, chopped
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp Hazelnut oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 chicken breasts

 

Method

Mix all the ingredients together (apart from chicken breasts) in a bowl and pour out onto a dinner plate. Press the chicken breasts into the crust making sure they are coated. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Bon Apetit!

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

Hazelnut Hummus

Hazelnut Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 cup shelled and roasted hazelnuts 
  • 2 T. sesame 'tahini' paste
  • 2-3 T Hazelnut Oil 
  • 2 T pure maple syrup
  • 2 T freshly squeezed orange juice 
  • 1 t sea salt
  • 1/4 t cayenne pepper 
  • 1/4 t ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 t ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 t smoked paprika 

Method


Using a heavy duty blender, process all ingredients until smooth. Spoon out into a serving dish and drizzle with hazelnut oil. Garnish with hazelnuts, if desired.

Makes enough to serve a small group (4-6 people) as an appetizer.

We love having this alongside warm half baked baguette on a cheese platter with some Hazelnut or Walnut spread and Marlborough wine.