Chicken Pistachio

Spicy Pistachio Chicken

Spicy Pistachio Chicken

PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 40 minutes


Makes 4 servings


4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 sheets (18X12 inches) heavy duty foil, lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup finely chopped pistachio nuts
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place each chicken breast on sheet of foil. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with paprika. Double fold sides and ends of foil to seal packets, leaving head space for heat circulation. Place packets on baking sheet.
  2. Bake packets 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Carefully open one end of foil packet to allow steam to escape. Open foil completely; sprinkle chicken with nuts and green onions. Leave foil open and return to oven. Bake about 5 minutes or chicken is no longer pink in center (170°F).
  3. Transfer contents of packets to serving plates. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.

Nutritional Information

Calories 220
Calories from Fat 41 %
Total Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Protein 29 g
Sodium 95 mg

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