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Pecan-Crusted Honey Chicken

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Makes 4 servings.

Chicken breasts are dipped in a mixture of honey, Dijon mustard and lemon juice and given a coating of chopped pecans. Perfect when company's coming.

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  • Heat oven to 375°F. Mix mustard, honey and lemon juice; brush onto both sides of each chicken breast. Place in single layer in shallow pan.
  • Combine nuts, bread crumbs and margarine. Sprinkle over chicken; press lightly into chicken to secure.
  • Bake 20 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165°F).

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Serving Suggestion

Serve this simple, yet elegant, entree to your guests along with hot cooked brown rice and steamed fresh vegetables.

To Prepare in Quantity

Prepare as directed, using 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. mustard, 6 Tbsp. honey, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, 24 chicken breasts (6 lb.), 3 cups pecans, 6 Tbsp. bread crumbs and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine. Makes 24 servings.

Special Extra

Substitute lime juice for the lemon juice and/or add 1/4 tsp. ground cumin to the mustard mixture before brushing onto chicken.


  • Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 4 servings.
Calories 320
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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