Parmesan Pecan Crusted Chicken

By Jan Tilley
July 15, 2020
Categories: Food
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Parmesan Pecan Crusted Chicken
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6 servings
 
Put a twist on your weeknight parmesan chicken with pecans!
Ingredients
CHICKEN
  • 3 (6 oz) chicken breasts, pounded to about ¼ inch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup toasted chopped pecans
  • ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
SALAD:
  • 18 cups of lettuce/spinach mixture
  • 1 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 ½ cups cucumber, peeled, cut in half and sliced
  • 1 ½ cups shredded carrots
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
JALAPENO HONEY MUSTARD DRESSING:
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapenos (or to taste)
Instructions
DIRECTIONS FOR CHICKEN:
  1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  2. In small bowl, combine mustard, butter and honey. Brush evenly on each chicken breast.
  3. In separate small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, pecans and breadcrumbs. Sprinkle on evenly on chicken breasts and place in 375-degree oven for 20 minutes or until crumbs are browned and chicken is cooked through. Let cool, then slice into strips; set aside.
DIRECTIONS FOR SALAD::
  1. Place salad ingredients in large bowl with tight fitting lid and gently shake to combine; set aside.
DIRECTIONS FOR DRESSING;
  1. Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl until smooth.
  2. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad and shake to distribute evenly.
  3. Plate evenly onto 6 plates. Top evenly with sliced chicken and serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 390 Fat: 16 grams Carbohydrates: 26 grams Sugar: 15 grams Sodium: 960 mg Fiber: 4 grams Protein: 32 grams Cholesterol: 85 mg

 

 

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