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Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Citrus-Tomato Topping

Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Citrus-Tomato Topping recipe
photo by:kraft
In this weeknight-quick chicken dish, a rich, nutty exterior is perfectly balanced by a refreshing citrus-tomato topping.
time
prep:
15 min
total:
30 min
servings
total:
8 servings
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What You Need

4
 navel oranges (about 1-1/4 lb.)
1/3
cup  KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
35
 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
3/4
cup  finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans
8
small   boneless skinless chicken breasts (2 lb.), pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
2
Tbsp.  oil, divided
8
 cherry tomatoes, quartered
3
 green onions, sliced

Make It

PEEL oranges; cut into segments over medium bowl, reserving juice in bowl. Mix 2 Tbsp. orange juice and mayo in pie plate. Mix cracker crumbs and nuts in second pie plate. Discard remaining orange juice; place orange segments in bowl.

DIP chicken in mayo mixture, then crumb mixture, turning to evenly coat both sides of each breast. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet. Add half the chicken; cook 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown on both sides and done (165ºF), turning after 5 min. Remove chicken from skillet; carefully wipe skillet with paper towel. Repeat with remaining oil and chicken.

ADD tomatoes and onions to oranges; mix lightly. Serve spooned over chicken.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Substitute
Substitute other winter citrus fruits, such as mandarins, clementines or tangelos, for the navel oranges.
Substitute
Substitute PLANTERS Walnuts or Slivered Almonds for the pecans.
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