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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Lightly 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.
2Add 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.
3Meanwhile, 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