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Potato Chip-Crusted Chicken

When it comes to adding impact to otherwise ordinary chicken breasts, look to crusting them. Crushed potato chips are a simple yet flavorful addition, and a quick orzo side dish rounds out the meal just right. Modify this crusted-chicken dish simply by altering the type of chip you use. For a spicy version, use jalapeño-flavored chips.

Makes

2 servings

Total Time

25 minutes

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Ingredients

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Instructions

Pulse potato chips in a food processor until coarsely ground; transfer to a shallow dish.

Combine mayonnaise, scallion whites, and garlic; spread on both sides of breasts. Press chips onto both sides of breasts to coat.

Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium-high until shimmering. Add breasts and sauté until golden brown on both sides and a thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 165°, 5 minutes per side. Top breasts with scallion greens.

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So the chips retain some texture, pulse them in a food processor just until they’re coarsely ground.

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Brushing the breasts with the mayonnaise mixture adds both flavor and richness to them.

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The mayonnaise mixture helps the chips adhere, but press them into the breasts to ensure they stick.

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