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Pecan Crusted Chicken

Pecan Crusted Chicken has the same deliciously crispy coating and juicy meat as fried chicken, but made healthy with pecans. Ready in just 30 minutes!
Yield 4 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder
Pecan-Crusted Chicken on plate with salad

Ingredients
 

  • 2 chicken breasts , boneless skinless
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg , beaten
  • 1/2 cup pecans , chopped finely
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix the flour, paprika, garlic salt, and black pepper.
  • Beat an egg in a second bowl.
  • Mix pecans and breadcrumbs in a third bowl.
  • Cut the chicken into thin cutlets.
  • Coat in flour mixture.
  • Dredge in eggs.
  • Press into mixture of pecans and breadcrumbs.
  • Spray with vegetable oil.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through to 165 degrees.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 928mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg
Keyword: Pecan Crusted Chicken