Cranberry - Pistachio Crusted Chicken Breast

Adapted from Chef Shlomo Schwartz of
This dish just screams SPRING—sweet, savory, light and fresh! So easy and so quick!


¾ cup dried cranberries
½ cup pistachio
½ cup kosher for Passover panko crumbs (or coarse matzo meal)
¼ cup olive oil
4 chicken breast cutlets (Do not pound)
Kosher salt and pepper


Preheat the oven to 350F.
Place the dried cranberries, pistachio and Passover panko crumbs In a food processor; Pulse a few times until combined. Add the olive oil and pulse a few more times. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. The goal is to attain a balance of sweet and savory.
Place the chicken breast cutlets in a baking pan and evenly coat each breast with the cranberry- pistachio mixture. Press in firmly to create a nice thick crust.
Bake about 25 minutes.

Approximately 4 servings


Recipe: Kosher, poultry, Passover

Shlomo Schwartz shares his culinary passion in his business Your Soul Kitchen. As a graduate of The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Shlomo worked in some of New York's finest restaurants. Currently Chef Shlomo is a personal and private chef, culinary instructor and recipe developer. Join Shlomo on his upcoming food adventure as he leads Israel FoodSteps, a 10-day culinary tour of Israel from July 7-16 2015. Guests will have an opportunity to experience boutique hotels, hidden markets, food workshops as they embark on private food tours, visit historical sites... and much more! For more information contact 347-490-7214 or visit