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Aminos-Maple Almond Crusted Chicken Breasts
with aminos-maple roasted carrots

Active: 20 min Total: 45 min
Salty aminos balances out sweet maple syrup to create a medley of flavors in our chicken and carrots. You'll want to put this aminos-maple butter on everything!
Smarts: Use a meat tenderizer to flatten out chicken breasts so they cook faster!
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Aminos-Maple Butter:
  • Grassfed butter - 3 Tbsp
  • Bragg's / Coconut aminos - 1 Tbsp
  • Maple syrup - 1 Tbsp
Aminos-Maple Almond Meal Crusted Chicken Breasts:
  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless - 2
  • Aminos-maple butter (ingredients listed separately) - 3 Tbsp
  • Almond meal - 1/2 cup
Roasted Amino-Maple Carrots:
  • Carrots - 1 1/2 lbs, chopped
  • Green onions - 3 stalks, green parts chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Aminos-maple butter (ingredients listed separately) - 2 Tbsp

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Prep

  1. Prep chicken breasts - Chop in half. Cover with plastic wrap or parchment paper and then flatten with a meat tenderizer, until they’re about 1/2” (or 1.25 cm) thick. Season with salt and pepper and tenderize with a fork. (Can be done up to 1 day ahead)
  2. Carrots - Chop into bite-sized pieces. In our photo, we used organic carrots, and just sliced them in half, lengthwise. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Green onions, green parts - Slice. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  4. Prep aminos-maple butter - Melt butter on the stovetop or melt in the microwave, 30 to 60 seconds. Whisk in aminos and maple syrup.
  5. Prep aminos-maple mix - Mix chicken portion of the butter with almond meal.

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Make

  1. Heat oven to 400F (or 204C) degrees.
  2. Place chicken and carrots onto separate sheet pans. Cover chicken with almond meal mixture and toss carrots with cooking oil.
  3. Bake chicken for 15 to 20 minutes and carrots for 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Toss carrots with its portion of aminos-maple butter and green onions right out of the oven.
  5. Enjoy chicken with carrots!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (156)
Gluten-free (9)
Paleo (18)
Vegetarian (20)

98 reviews

delicious! I felt myself wanting a little more though, maybe a side salad or something

By: Kathryn
Posted: Jan 30, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

SO delicious and incredibly easy! I just butterflied breasts, did not tenderize. Served over raw spinach.

By: Danica
Posted: May 24, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

A new favorite. Subbed white miso for red as its what we had on hand. Also made a side of corn. Came together SUPER quick. Definitely adding to regular rotation.

By: Monica
Posted: Mar 16, 2016
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Yum! I want to put miso maple butter on everything!

By: Lisa
Posted: Feb 27, 2016
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Easy and delicious.

By: Sundi
Posted: Oct 04, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Replaced the maple syrup with mandarins juice, skipped the cooking oil.

By: Elissa
Posted: Jul 13, 2015
Diet: Paleo
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