Chicken escalopes in a walnut crust

Food and nutrition


Published on 25 September 2013


  • 40 ml (8 tsp) whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 ml (½ cup) walnuts, finely ground
  • 40 ml (8 tsp) breadcrumbs
  • 4 x 90 g (3 oz) pieces of chicken
  • 1 small bouquet of fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 190 °C (375 °F).
  2. Place the flour in a deep dish. In another deep dish, beat the eggs. In a third deep dish, mix the nuts, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge both sides of the chicken pieces in the flour, then dip them in the egg mixture, before pressing them into the nut mixture.
  4. Place the chicken pieces on a baking sheet and place in the oven approximately 7 to 8 minutes or until they are thoroughly cooked.
  5. Serve immediately with fresh parsley.