Juicy Lime Pecan Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 6
Juicy Lime Pecan Chicken
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1/4 tsp Black pepper
2 cup Bread crumbs, plain
6 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
6 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 large Egg (lightly beaten)
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
2 fruit Lime (juiced)
1 whole lime(s) Lime peel (zest)
1/4 cup Margarine, non-hydrogenated (melted)
2 pecans Pecans (chopped)
1/2 cup All-purpose white flour


Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with non- stick cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, whisk Dijon mustard, margarine, lime juice, lime zest and eggs. On a large plate, combine pecans and breadcrumbs.

Working one chicken breast at a time, lightly coat chicken in flour (shake off excess), dip in mustard mixture and finally coat in the pecan mixture.

Place pecan-crusted chicken on prepared baking sheet and cover with wax paper. Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours or more. Bake in oven at 350 for 30 minutes.

Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 560
Calories from fat 164
Calories from saturated fat 33
Total Fat 18.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.6 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.6 g
Cholesterol 242 mg
Sodium 883 mg
Potassium 936 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 61 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Grain 1.5
Meat 2.6
Meat Alternative 0.2

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