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Pecan Crusted Chicken

Pecan Crusted Chicken

A buttery, nutty, crispy oven baked chicken
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Chicken Breasts cut in half
  • cup Pecans chopped fine
  • ½ cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 3 tbsp Avocado Oil

Instructions
 

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 375deg.
  • Make a dredging station: Plate 1 - combine eggs, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Plate 2 - combine pecans and bread crumbs. Dip piece of chicken in plate 1 and then plate 2. Repeat with remaining pieces of chicken.
  • In a large saute pan over medium high heat, add half of oil. Cook each piece of chicken for 4 minutes on each side and remove to a baking rack on a baking sheet. Add more oil as needed until all pieces have been toasted.
  • Place baking sheet in oven for 25 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Keyword baked chicken, Chicken, pecan
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