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Pecan-Crusted Chicken
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Baked chicken breasts encrusted with pecans.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 2 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202.9
Total Carbs 1.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Total Fat 7.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Potassium 402.6 mg
Protein 32.2 g
Sodium 402.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 4 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  olive oil cooking spray
1 each  egg whites
2 tbsp  chopped pecans
1 tsp  chopped parsley
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/2 lb  boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tsp  dijon mustard
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread pecans on small, nonstick baking sheet.
  3. Place baking sheet on top rack of oven.
  4. Bake, watching closely, for 2-4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove. Set aside to cool.
  5. Lightly coat small, nonstick baking sheet with olive oil spray.
  6. In small, shallow bowl, beat egg white with fork until frothy.
  7. In second bowl, combine the pecans, parsley, and salt.
  8. Spread half of the pecan mixture on a sheet of waxed paper.
  9. Dip chicken breast into egg white to coat.
  10. Press smooth side of the breast into nut mixture.
  11. Place breast, nut side up, on prepared baking sheet.
  12. Repeat steps 6-8 with second breast and place on baking street.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes or until juices run clear when poked with fork.
  14. Let stand 5 minutes.
  15. Serve with Dijon mustard for dipping, if desired.

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