PECAN CHICKEN

I served this dish at a murder mystery dinner party, and it went over extremely well. The combination of pecans, brown sugar, and maple syrup is over the top tasty. A dozen thumbs up!

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1 cup chopped pecans

1 tbsp Cajun seasoning

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground black pepper

2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/3″ thick medallions

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup maple syrup

1) Preheat oven to 250 degrees; lightly oil large casserole dish

2) Spread pecans on baking sheet and bake 15 minutes; remove from oven and set aside; increase heat to 375 degrees

3) To large zip top bag, add Cajun seasoning, salt, black pepper, and chicken; shake to coat

4) To large skillet, add butter and olive oil and heat over medium; add chicken and cook 2-3 minutes each side until just cooked through and lightly browned; transfer chicken to casserole dish

5) To same skillet, add brown sugar and maple syrup and cook 1-2 minutes until sugar dissolves; add toasted pecans and cook additional 1 minute; pour over chicken; cover casserole dish with foil and bake in oven 15 minutes; remove from oven and serve

Servings: 6

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One thought on “PECAN CHICKEN

  1. Teresa says:

    I’ve pinned this one to try later! Looks fabulous.

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