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Pecan Crusted Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy pecan crusted chicken recipe? Learn how to make pecan crusted chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by home4ed

Makes 6 servings



This is a great meal to serve in the summer time. I will substitue grated orange peel for the zest if I don't have the orange.

Recipe Ingredients for pecan crusted chicken

1 T Vegetable oil
18 oz chicken breasts
1 cup Flour
2 Eggs
1 T milk
1 T water
1 cup bread crumbs
1 cup Pecans
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/4 cup Maple syrup
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup Olive oil
6 cups of romaine lettuce, shredded
6 Radishes, thinly sliced
6 green onions

Recipe Directions for pecan crusted chicken

  1. Preparation

  2. 1. heat 1 and 1/2 to 2 inches of oil over medium high heat in a skillet

  3. 2. season chicken tenders with salt and pepper

  4. 3. set out 3 shallow dishes, one with flour, another with eggs beaten with water or milk, and in the 3rd combine bread crumbs and pecans, numeg, and orange zest.

  5. 4. coat tenders in batches in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs and pecans. Fry tenders in small batches 6-7 minutes and drain them on paper towels

  6. 5. for dressing combine syrup, BBQ sauce, and orange juice in a bowl. Whisk in oil and set aside while cooking tenders

  7. 6. Combine romain, radishes, and scallions in a large salad bowl or on a serving platter. Toss with 3/4 dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Top with pecan-crusted chicken tenders and drizzel remaining dressing over top.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 281.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
614
Calories from Fat
301
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
33.5g
52%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
138mg
46%
Sodium
323mg
13%
Potassium
563mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
45.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
13.1g
Protein
33.7g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 11% Iron 24%
* 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
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