Georgia Pecan Crusted Breast of Chicken

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The combination of Georgia pecans and the panko (Japanese bread crumbs) ensures this chicken will be tasty and moist. This is the wonderfully, easy dish that has a prep-to-table time in a total of 30 minutes.

Yield: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 4 each boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1 cup pecans finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chives finely chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper. In a mixing bowl mix panko and pecans.
  3. Melt butter in a large ovenproof skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Remove skillet from the heat, brush some melted butter onto the chicken breasts, then coat the breast with the panko-pecan mixture, Place the skillet back over medium heat and add the chicken sautéing until brown on each side. Transfer chicken onto a greased baking sheet, place in oven until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Garnish with chopped chives.
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