Juicy Lime Pecan Chicken

Juicy Lime Pecan Chicken

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15 min 30 min 45 min 6
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Ingredients


1/4 tsp Black pepper
2 cup Bread crumbs, plain
6 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
6 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 large egg 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

Instructions


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 558
Calories from fat 154
Calories from saturated fat 29.1
Total Fat 17.1 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 197 mg
Sodium 905 mg
Potassium 748 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Sugars 3.1 g
Protein 61 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Grain 1.6
Meat 2.6
Meat Alternative 0.2

Energy sources


Pygal 28% 448.394160122 140.024538554 28% 421.000497851 272.582354153 44% 293.843860496 178.351212484 28% 28% 44% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
Recipe from: Bite Me More
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