Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Mustard Dressing

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Delicious pecan-crusted chicken tenderloins served on top of leafy greens with a peachy-mustard dressing.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
egg white
1 1/2 c
pecans
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
6
chicken tenders
1/4 c
vegetable oil
1/4 c
peach preserves
2 Tbsp
prepared stone ground mustard
1 tsp
apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground coarse black pepper
1
garlic clove, pressed
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
4 c
mixed baby greens

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly beat egg white in a shallow dish. Finely chop pecans; place into a second shallow dish. Combine salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Slice the chicken tenders in half lengthwise and remove white tendons. Sprinkle cayenne mixture over chicken. Dip chicken in egg white, then in pecans, pressing pecans into chicken.
2
Add oil and heat over medium-low heat (if frying) 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. Cook chicken 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Turn chicken over and cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until centers are no longer pink.
3
Meanwhile, whisk together preserves, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic and oil in a small bowl. To serve, toss greens with 2 tbsp. of the dressing; divide among serving plates. Drizzle remaining dressing around edge of plates. Arrange three of the chicken strips arund each salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy