The Lady and Sons Pecan Chicken ( Paula Deen )

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by yooper

A true Southern delicacy from the landmark Savannah restaurant, "The Lady and Sons". To really be authentic, drizzle warm honey over the chicken. From "The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook" by Paula H. Deen.

Top Review by rosslare

Terrific! DH loved this, too. I drizzled some maple syrup on top, my honey was not runny enough, and returned to oven for the last 5 minutes. Devine!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter in a 10 x 15-inch baking pan.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine buttermilk and egg.
  4. In another dish combine flour, pecans, salt, paprika, pepper, and sesame seeds.
  5. Dip chicken in buttermilk, then in flour.
  6. Place skin side down in melted butter.
  7. Turn to coat and leave skin side up.
  8. Sprinkle with pecan halves.
  9. Bake for 1 1/4 hours.

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