Chicken Almondine: Skillet Chicken With Almonds

skillet chicken with almonds - chicken almondine
Chicken with almonds and wine sauce. Diana Rattray
  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1117 Calories
67g Fat
16g Carbs
103g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 1117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 67g 86%
Saturated Fat 21g 104%
Cholesterol 337mg 112%
Sodium 553mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 103g
Calcium 137mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

If you're looking for a simple yet special recipe for chicken, this easy dish is an excellent choice. The boneless chicken breasts are cooked in a butter and wine sauce with a little rosemary and other seasonings and served with sauteed almonds.

Serve this chicken with hot cooked rice and steamed broccoli or a richer Brussels sprouts gratin for a delicious everyday family meal.


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds (or slivered almonds)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary (crushed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 6 to 8 boneless chicken breast (halves, skin removed)
  • 4 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the butter over medium heat in a large skillet. When the butter is hot, add the almonds. Cook, stirring until almonds are lightly browned and aromatic.

  3. Remove almonds to a plate or bowl with a slotted spoon or spatula, reserving butter in skillet. Set the almonds aside.

  4. Combine the flour, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

  5. Dredge the chicken breast halves in the flour mixture. 

  6. Brown chicken over medium heat in the reserved butter for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

  7. Add the green onions and garlic to the skillet and cook for 1 minute longer.

  8. Add the wine to the skillet.

  9. Cover the pan and reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes, or until chicken is done.

  10. With a slotted spoon or spatula, remove the chicken to a serving platter; keep warm.

  11. Bring juices to a boil; stir in reserved almonds. Taste and adjust seasonings.

  12. Spoon almond mixture over chicken. 

  13. Serve with hot cooked rice, if desired, and enjoy!