Pecan-Crusted Chicken

Pecan-Crusted Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.2
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.0 mg
  • Sodium: 843.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 24.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 c. buttermilk, lowfat
    1/2 tsp. dried thyme
    1/2 tsp. paprika
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 Tbsp. garlic, chopped
    1/3. c. finely chopped pecans
    1/3 c. Panko (or dry bread bread crumbs, plain)
    4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (4 oz. each)
    Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce:
    2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
    2 Tbsp. Honey
    1 Tbsp. mayo, light or reduced fat


In gallon size bag: buttermilk, garlic, thyme, paprika and salt. Place chicken in bag and let marinate for a day.
When ready to prepare: Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Spray oil on baking sheet or dish.
In another bowl combine Panko and chopped pecans. Discard buttermilk marinade. Coat each chicken breast, one at a time, in the breadcrumb and pecan mixture, pressing the crumbs into the chicken breast. Place on baking sheet or dish. Lightly spray tops of coated chicken breasts with oil. Bake at 350-degrees for 20-30 minutes, till internal temp. reaches 170-degrees.
While chicken is baking: Mix together the dijon, honey and mayo - serve in small dipping bowls for each person. Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROO2LOSE22.

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