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Oven Fried Pecan Cornmeal Chicken

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6 servings


20 min


35 min


55 min
Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


Amount Measure Ingredient Features
2 pounds chicken breasts
1 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons dijon mustard
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
1 cup pecans
finely grounded
½ cup cornmeal


Amount Measure Ingredient Features
907.2 g chicken breasts
237 ml vegetable oil
45 ml dijon mustard
2.5 ml salt
1.3 ml black pepper
2.5 ml paprika
237 ml pecans
finely grounded
118 ml cornmeal


Heat the oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Pound the chicken breast halves to an even thickness.

Pour ½ cup of the oil into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish , and heat it in the hot oven for 10 minutes.

Combine the remaining oil with the mustard, salt, pepper and paprika in a shallow bowl, and mix well.

Combine the pecans and cornmeal on a sheet of wax paper.

Dip the chicken pieces in the seasoned oil, and then in the nut mixture.

Remove the pan from the oven, and place the chicken pieces in the pan.

Bake for 10 minutes, then turn with tongs, and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 225g (7.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 73868% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 56g 85%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 100g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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