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Buttermilk Pecan Chicken

"'My family enjoys chicken and always asks me to bake it this way,' explains Julie Jahn of Decatur, Indiana. 'Sometimes I like to give this dish kid appeal by cutting the chicken into strips before coating with the nut mixture.'"
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the pecans, sesame seeds if desired, paprika, salt and pepper. Place flour and buttermilk in separate bowls. Coat chicken with flour, dip in buttermilk, then coat with pecan mixture.
  2. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter. Top each with three pecan halves. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until juices run clear.

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Wonderful! I pounded the chicken prior to buttermilk marinade - SUPER moist. Need to watch baking time as the thinner pieces do cook faster. Served with broccoli pancakes and spicy pilaf - bi...

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This recipe was easy but the taste was bland. I will probably not make this again; I can't think of anything that will spice it up

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Wonderful! I pounded the chicken prior to buttermilk marinade - SUPER moist. Need to watch baking time as the thinner pieces do cook faster. Served with broccoli pancakes and spicy pilaf - bi...

These were absolutely wonderful! Thanks for a great recipe! The only change I would make is to cut the salt a little, but I'm still giving it five stars because these were so good.

This recipe was incredible! We were getting tired of the same 'ol recipes I had been using from my mother and I'm glad I decided to take the risk and try this one. It is very easy and delicious...

Very good recipe! It was one of the most tender pieces of chicken I've ever made...the buttermilk makes it melt in your mouth! I used chicken tenderloins and turned them into chicken strips......

Excellent flavors! I really liked the blending of the sesame seeds with the pecan flavor. Only changed it a little bit...I was completely out of milk, so thinned a little bleu cheese dressing ...

I loved this recipe! I used what I had on hand, thus no sesame seeds, but I mixed my pecans with some breadcrumbs and added a few spices to the mix. I marinated the chicken overnight in a marina...

great chicken recipe. Vey easy to prepare and was delicious!

This was great! I sliced and served it over a butter lettuce salad with fresh pears, Gorgonzola,cranberries, toasted pecans and a raspberry vinaigrette. It was really great!

This was good, I cut the recipe back to two servings and thought I could have used more ground pecans, the second breast was sparcely covered. Th flavor was good thoug, I'll have to use more pe...