Dijon-almond crusted chicken

Heather Disarro

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Dijon-almond crusted chicken is the most flavorful and easiest low-carb main dish out there. Enjoy with fresh vegetables or atop a big salad for maximum health!

dijon almond crusted chicken

Dijon-almond crusted chicken

Serves 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2/3 cup chopped slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Whisk together the yogurt, mustard and paprika until smooth.
  3. Line a baking sheet with foil for easy cleanup.
  4. Dip the chicken breasts into the yogurt mixture to coat on both sides, then press almonds into the top and lay into the prepared pan.
  5. Repeat until all of the chicken has almonds on it.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked all the way through.
  7. Serve hot.

More favorites with Dijon mustard

Creamy Dijon chicken and asparagus
Dijon tilapia cakes
Apricot Dijon chicken

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.