Honey-Pecan Chicken Breasts

Honey-Pecan Chicken Breasts

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"We love to entertain, writes Penny Davis from Newman Lake, Washington. This is one of my favorite 'special' recipes to welcome dinner guests. The nuts add an elegant touch, and it fills the house with a great aroma."
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25 m servings
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  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cayenne. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in butter; add garlic. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Drizzle honey over chicken; sprinkle with pecans. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving equals 382 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Absolutely delicious. I've made this twice, and the second time I removed the chicken from the pan when done, stirred the honey and pecans into the drippings, and heated for about 3 minutes. The...

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Pretty Good, but I thought the honey taste was just a little strong. It made the chicken too sweet and almost sickly after awhile. So maybe next time I make this recipe I'll use a little less ho...

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Absolutely delicious. I've made this twice, and the second time I removed the chicken from the pan when done, stirred the honey and pecans into the drippings, and heated for about 3 minutes. The...

Pretty Good, but I thought the honey taste was just a little strong. It made the chicken too sweet and almost sickly after awhile. So maybe next time I make this recipe I'll use a little less ho...

There was something about it i just didn't like. I think it was that i took the advice of mixing the honey and pecans with the juices in the pan. If i would have just drissled the honey over t...

5 stars +! My boyfriend and I loooove this recipe. I've made it both as stated and as other reviewers have suggested, by removing the chicken and cooking the honey/pecans separately, and I agr...

This is a great recipe. It's fast, easy, and all the ingredients is already in your pantry! I Love it! I made it for Valentines Dinner. My three year old just ate it up. My husband isn't too big...

Yummy dish! I too set aside the chicken while I warmed the honey & pecans with the drippings...I was afraid that it would turn out be a very sweet dish, but the Cayenne spice balanced out the f...

Even my hubby liked it. WOW

What's not to love about this recipe? Fast, few ingredients and delish! I was afraid that it would be overly sweet with honey being the dominant flavor here. I took the advice of others and a...

This is a great, easy, quick recipe with great flavor rewards. I made some alterations... Our local market sells boneless chicken breast pieces much cheaper than the whole breast. I used thes...

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