Chicken breasts are dipped in a mixture of honey, Dijon mustard and lemon juice and given a coating of chopped pecans. Perfect when company's coming.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3 Tbsp. GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard
1 Tbsp. honey
1 tsp. lemon juice
4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
1/2 cup finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans
1 Tbsp. dry bread crumbs
2 tsp. margarine or butter, melted
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 375°F. Mix mustard, honey and lemon juice; brush onto both sides of each chicken breast. Place in single layer in shallow pan.
Combine nuts, bread crumbs and margarine. Sprinkle over chicken; press lightly into chicken to secure.
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165°F).
Serve this simple, yet elegant, entree to your guests along with hot cooked brown rice and steamed fresh vegetables.
To Prepare in Quantity
Prepare as directed, using 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. mustard, 6 Tbsp. honey, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, 24 chicken breasts (6 lb.), 3 cups pecans, 6 Tbsp. bread crumbs and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine. Makes 24 servings.
Substitute lime juice for the lemon juice and/or add 1/4 tsp. ground cumin to the mustard mixture before brushing onto chicken.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 4 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.