Buttermilk Pecan Chicken
- 15 Min
- COOK TIME
- 30 Min
- READY IN
- 45 Min
You won't be slaving in the kitchen all day making this Buttermilk Pecan Chicken. You'll enjoy it while you enjoy your company as well.
What You'll Need:
1 cup buttermilk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 cup ground pecans (see note)
cup fine, dry breadcrumbs (store-bought)
2 teaspoons paprika
cup all-purpose flour
8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
cup butter, melted
cup coarsely chopped pecans (see note)
What To Do:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine buttermilk and egg in a shallow dish.
Combine ground pecans and next 4 ingredients in another shallow dish.
Place flour in a third shallow dish; dredge chicken in flour. Dip in buttermilk mixture; drain. Dredge chicken in pecan mixture.
Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Drizzle chicken with melted butter; sprinkle with chopped pecans. Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until done.
Let your food processor be your new best friend for such jobs as grinding a cup of pecans. It'll also do a good job at coarsely chopping them.
This recipe is from The Best of Mr. Food Cookbook Series Oxmoor House, Inc. If you would like more recipes like this, click here.
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