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Baked Honey Nut Chicken

Laura G

"A savory, buttery, nutty, baked chicken dish with a little sweetness of honey. Excellent for dinner parties. Everyone raves about it. Substitute any nut you prefer with equally good results."
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55 m servings 683 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 683 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 36.3 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 51.4 g
  • 103%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 209 mg
  • 70%
  • Sodium:
  • 366 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl, beat eggs and honey together until thoroughly blended. In a separate bowl, toss together pecans, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  3. Dip chicken pieces in egg and honey mixture, then dredge in pecan mixture, coating thoroughly. Arrange chicken side by side in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Drizzle melted butter evenly over chicken.
  4. Bake approximately 40 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink, and juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Good recipe. However, it is great with a few change. Try marinating the chicken for an hour in the mixture beforehand. I also cooked it slower (at 325) to ensure it remained moist. Turned out be...

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I decided to try this recipe after reading all the good reviews it received. I was very disappointed with the results. Quite tasteless and bland. I will stick to homemade shake & bake. If yo...

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Good recipe. However, it is great with a few change. Try marinating the chicken for an hour in the mixture beforehand. I also cooked it slower (at 325) to ensure it remained moist. Turned out be...

This is a wonderful recipe. IO'm definately going to make it again. The only change I would add would be to lightly grease the pan or use Pam. Because of the honey in the recipe it really stic...

What a great change for baked chicken. The nuts make it special and would definitely be great to serve to guests. At first I thought it might be too sweet with the honey. It turned out butter...

This recipe was EXCELLENT!! My son and I usually eat legs, thighs, and wings as breast meat tends to be dry, but this was not the case in this recipe. I used boneless, skinless breasts, and wa...

This was delicious! We loved the mildly sweet taste and the pecans made a surprisingly yummy coating. Used crushed corn flakes instead of bread crumbs (they tend to be less dry and more flavor...

Very good! I used walnuts, and subbed Olive Oil for the butter. It was very juicy and flavorful.

This is a very good recipe, but if you are looking for a "crispy" coating this is not the recipe for it. I used thin cut boneless chicken breasts, but forgot to cut down on the cooking time and ...

delicious! marinated an hour in the egg mixture as suggested by other users. used walnuts in the breading. also, made my own breadcrumbs by toasting some multi grain bread.

This was excellent! It was very easy to prepare and very economical. I had all the ingredients in my pantry. My boyfriend loved it and insisted that I save it so we can have it again for company...