Shallow-Fry Buttermilk Pecan Chicken

Recipe by Scoutie
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chicken between wax paper and flatten each chicken breast with a meat mallet or heavy flat object to an even 1/3-inch thick.
  • In a shallow bowl add the chicken and the buttermilk. Cover and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  • In a food processor, pulse pecans until finely ground. Transfer the pecans to a large rimmed dish and add the panko bread crumbs. Mix to combine well.
  • Remove marinated chicken breasts from buttermilk and shake off excess. Dip chicken in breading mixture, evenly coating both sides.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil. Add breaded breasts and shallow fry about 4 to 5 minutes on each side until golden in color.
  • Remove from oil to and drain on paper towels. Immediately season with salt and pepper and serve.
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