Orange Pecan Honeyed Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Originally from the "Pecan Lovers Cookbook" by Mark Blazek from Golden West Publishers this is one incredible recipe for a chicken dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CHICKEN:.
  2. In a large skillet brown both sides of chicken (skin side down first) in the butter.
  3. Add orange juice, honey, onion, pepper, and salt.
  4. Cover pan allowing steam to vent and simmer for 30 minutes (or just untill chicken is tender).
  5. Remove chicken from pan and arrange over rice. Keep warm. Return pan to range top.
  6. SAUCE:.
  7. Stir wine into flour until well blended. Add to reserved pan drippings stirring constantly untill flour has a chance to cook.
  8. Add orange peel and sections and pecans and heat thoroughly.
  9. Serve immediately over chicken and rice.


Most Helpful

I thought this was terrific. I used boneless, skinless breasts. I cut back on the honey a little to reduce the sugar. After the chicken was done I cubed it and spooned the sauce over the cubes. Served with mashed potatoes and peas.

tara portee April 03, 2007

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