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New Mexico Pecan Crusted Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy New Mexico Pecan Crusted Chicken recipe? Learn how to make New Mexico Pecan Crusted Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shellevans35

Makes 4 servings



From the Land of Enchantment where pecans are abundant!

Recipe Ingredients for New Mexico Pecan Crusted Chicken

2 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans
1 pinch white sugar
1 salt to taste
1 ground black pepper to taste
4 boneless chicken breast halves - pounded to 1/2 inch thickness
2 tablespoons olive oil

Recipe Directions for New Mexico Pecan Crusted Chicken

  1. In a small bowl, mix the eggs with the milk. Put aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, seasoning, cinnamon, pecans, sugar, and salt and pepper.

  3. Dip the chicken in the egg mix, and press in the pecan mix.

  4. Fry in hot olive oil until golden, about 5 minutes per side.

  5. Check to make sure pecans don't burn. Place on paper towel to drain.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 280.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
312
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
34.7g
53%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
241mg
80%
Sodium
198mg
8%
Potassium
553mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
19.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
62.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 12% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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