Pecan Chicken With Maple Pecan Sauce

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To toast pecan pieces, bake in 375F oven for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Keep oven preheated.
  • For chicken: In a shallow bowl, mix together buttermilk and egg.
  • Place chicken breasts in buttermilk mixture.
  • In a second mixing bowl, combine pecans, cracker crumbs and salt.
  • Turn chicken breasts in buttermilk, then coat with pecan mixture.
  • Place chicken breasts in a greased shallow baking dish and drizzle with melted butter.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  • Serve with Maple Pecan Sauce.
  • Maple Pecan Sauce: In a small saucepan, mix sugar, maple syrup, water, soy sauce and cornstarch; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and add lemon juice and orange rind; stir.
  • Just before serving, bring sauce to a boil; remove from heat and stir in toasted pecans.
  • Makes 1 cup.
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