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Crunchy Crusted Chicken

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Pecan Crusted Chicken, hmm...pecans add extra crunch to the chicken. This is a dish which can be prepared for a large crowd and for small number of people. It is very simple to make. It has great nutritional value too. It has little fat but good carbohydrates necessary for body. There are protein and few essential calories.
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken tenders 8
  Ritz crackers 8 Ounce (1 Sleeve)
  Roasted pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tarragon leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Tarragon leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 2 Tablespoon

1. Mix buttermilk and hot sauce.
2. Coat chicken tenders and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.
3. Grind crackers, garlic, tarragon leaves and pepper and paprika into fine powder.
4. Add pecans to crackers and grind again.
5. Coat the tenders in cracker mixture.
6. Place the chicken on baking tray.
7. cook chicken in oven at 375 F for 8-10 minutes.
8. Heat oil and butter.
9. Saute onions until golden brown.
10. Add pecans, tarragon, black pepper, honey, heavy cream.
11. Let the sauce simmer for 2-3 minutes.
12. Place the chicken over sauteed noodles and pour sauce over it.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
This chicken dish will be no like any other dish! With pecans the extra crunch with some nutritional value. This dish is one impeccable one created by Chef David!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1063 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g97.7%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g79.2%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 123.2 mg41.1%

Sodium 1643.1 mg68.5%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.4%

Sugars 16.8 g

Protein 40 g79.7%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 30.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crunchy Crusted Chicken Recipe Video