Honey Pecan Chicken

Honey Pecan Chicken Recipe

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Ingredients

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  • 4
    chicken breasts, halves
  • 2 c
    buttermilk
  • COATING INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 c
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • pinch
    pepper
  • SAUCE INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/3 c
    honey
  • 5/8 tsp
    lemon peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    bourbon
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Honey Pecan Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Soak chicken pieces overnight in buttermilk (or at least several hours).
  2. Mix flour, garlic powder, little cayenne pepper, and pepper; dredge chicken in this.
  3. Let chicken "rest" after coating with flour mix for bout 30 minutes (so coating "sticks").
  4. Heat small amount oil in large fry pan.
  5. Cook about 8 minutes per side (for boneless pieces, longer for with bone) until no longer pink.
  6. Make Sauce: mix melted butter, honey, lemon peel and bourbon.
  7. Mix and heat until warm; pour over cooked chicken and top with chopped pecans!

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About Honey Pecan Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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