Show Subscription Form




Pat's Pecan Chicken Recipe
Pat's Pecan Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Pat's Pecan Chicken Recipe

Read Reviews (7)
4.86 7
Publisher Photo
Parmesan, pecans, oregano and basil blend beautifully in this crunchy, crusted chicken. The recipe couldn’t be much easier, and no one will know it’s lower in calories. —Patricia Brown, Battle Creek, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1-1/4 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 229 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place milk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, pecans, cheese and seasonings. Dip chicken in milk, then roll in crumb mixture. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil.
  2. Transfer to a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pat's Pecan Chicken in Healthy Cooking August/September 2010, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 229 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Pat's Pecan Chicken(7)

AVERAGE RATING
   (7)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (6)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2012

really tasty, but I ended up throwing more than half of the breading away..

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2011

Wonderful flavor and so easy to whip up! I agree with wiscook on too much breading for just 4 x 4 oz chicken. I mixed my breading and only used a small amount for my two chicken breasts, froze the rest for next week!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2011

I meant pie plate...not pit plate :)

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2011

Loved it! Great flavor. As for extra breading, I had some left over from the first time (just put part of it at a time in a pit plate to coat chicken) that I froze it and used it again. Made meal prep really quick!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

Absolutely amazing! After one bite of the chicken the entire family voted that we should have this once a week! The flavors are perfect and the coating holds up nicely in the oven.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT