Pecan-Crusted Chicken
Recipe from Family Circle

This 20-minute recipe is sure to become a favorite with you and your family. The skinless, boneless chicken breast halves are brushed with honey and soy sauce before coating with ground pecans.


Pecan-Crusted Chicken

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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
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 548, Fat, total (g) 30, chol. (mg) 99, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 29, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 44, sodium (mg) 711, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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