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

How to Make Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Mustard Dressing

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.

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About Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Sweet Mustard Dressing

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




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