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Cloned Pecan Chicken Salad

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Todd wilbur reveals his Top Secret Recipes On Fox News. Fox tasted a number of recipes that included pecan chicken salad cloned from T.G.I.F. They found Todd's cloned recipe much tastier than T.G.I.F. pecan chicken salad. More to follow on video from Top Secret Recipes On Fox News and recipe is below. You too can clone top restaurant recipes!!
Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 4 Pound
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped (for chicken breading)
  Corn flakes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crumbs
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canola oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Dried cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Romaine 2 , chopped (heads)
  Celery 2 , sliced
  Mandarin orange segments 11 Ounce, drained (2 cans)
  Bleu cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crumbled
Directions

MAKING
1. Pound each chicken breast to a reasonable thickness (about 1/2 inch ).
2. Combine finely chopped pecans and corn flake crumbs in a shallow bowl.
3. In another bowl, combine milk and beaten eggs together.
4. Put the flour into a third bowl.
5. Coat each chicken breast piece with flour.
6. Then dip the flour-coated chicken breast into the egg and milk mixture.
7. Lastly coat the chicken with a thick coating of the pecans and corn flake crumbs.
8. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
9. Saute the chicken for 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown.

FINALIZING
10. Prepare the vinaigrette by combining canola oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, sugar and salt in a blender. Blend on low speed for just a few seconds to mix thoroughly.
11. Pour this into a small bowl and add the minced garlic. Chill until you are ready to
use the dressing.

SERVING
12. Make the salad, by tossing in the romaine and celery with the balsamic vinaigrette.
13. Arrange the romaine on 4 plates, sprinkle the dried cranberries, brown sugar and chopped pecans on top of each salad.
14. Sprinkle drained mandarin orange segments over each salad, followed by crumbled bleu cheese.
15. Finally, slice the chicken and top each salad with the equivalent of one chicken breast and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6
If you thought that home cooked food cannot be tastier than store-bought ones, then this recipe will surely surprise you. In this recipe, Todd Wilbur recreates the magic of pecan chicken salad that tastes as good as or even better than the one found in T.G.I.F. Try it to know it for yourself.

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