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Pecan-Crusted Chicken

Pecan-Crusted Chicken

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 548
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
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by 20 people

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups ground pecans
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/2 pounds total), pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. Coat broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, whisk honey and soy sauce. Spread pecans on a plate.
  3. Dip both sides of chicken breasts in honey and soy mixture and then in pecans. Place on prepared broiler pan. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  4. Broil for 2 minutes per side, 6 inches from heat source. Reduce oven temperature to 500 degrees F and place broiler pan on rack in lower third of oven. Bake for 6 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer.
  5. While chicken is cooking, place remaining honey and soy mixture in a small saucepan and boil for 1 minute.
  6. Drizzle honey mixture over chicken and serve.
Serving suggestion:
  1. Wild and long grain white rice pilaf and a tossed green salad.

Nutrition Information for Pecan-Crusted Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 548 cal., 30 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 99 mg chol., 711 mg sodium, 29 g carb. (4 g fiber), 44 g pro.

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