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Hummus goes from appetizer to main dish as a rich, tangy coating on chicken breasts. In the oven, the hummus coating caramelizes slightly and the sprinkle of sesame seeds turns extra-crunchy and nutty. For leftovers, you could slice up the chicken and tuck it into a pita with crisp lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes.

Source: EatingWell.com, December 2018


Recipe Summary

5 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.

  • Whisk hummus, cumin, lemon zest, paprika, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Spread the mixture evenly on both sides of chicken breasts. Sprinkle both sides with sesame seeds, pressing gently to adhere. Place on the prepared pan.

  • Roast the chicken until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 160 degrees F, about 20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes (the temperature will increase to 165 degrees F). Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast
307 calories; protein 39.4g; carbohydrates 8.7g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 0.1g; fat 12.5g; saturated fat 2.3g; cholesterol 94mg; vitamin a iu 339.6IU; vitamin c 3.2mg; folate 50.5mcg; calcium 128.6mg; iron 3.8mg; magnesium 94.9mg; potassium 440.8mg; sodium 386.6mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

5 lean protein, 1 1/2 fat