Pecan Chicken Saute

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by Crabbycakes

Great if you like the flavor of toasty pecans.

Top Review by Rita1652

SSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOO EASY! Lots of flavor. What a wonderful dish. This is a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor, combine pecans and flour.
  2. Pulse until nuts are finely chopped but not oily.
  3. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and dredge in pecan crumbs, pressing so coating adheres.
  5. In a large skillet, melt 2 T butter over medium heat.
  6. Add chicken and cook, turning once, until crust is browned and meat is white but still moist inside, about 8 minutes total.
  7. Remove with tongs to a warm platter, leaving drippings in pan.
  8. Melt remaining 1/2 T butter in skillet.
  9. Add shallots and sage and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  10. Add wine, raise heat to high, and boil until slightly reduced, about 2 minutes.
  11. Pour sauce over chicken to serve.

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