Chicken: Honey-Pecan Crusted Chicken

posted by Linda in MO 03-15-101 12:16 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Honey-Pecan Crusted Chicken
Recipe By :Cooking Light - July 1997 issue
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chicken , Low Fat,
Main Dish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 skinned chicken breast halves -- (6oz)
8 chicken drumsticks -- (4oz) skinned
1/4 cup honey
2 T Dijon mustard
3/4 teas paprika
1/8 t. garlic powder
1 1/4 finely crushed cornflakes (about 4 cups uncrushed cereal)
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Vegetable cooking spray

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken; set aside. Combine honey and next 3 ingredients in a bowl. Combine cornflakes and pecans in a shallow bowl; stir well. Brush both sides of chicken with honey mixture; dredge in cornflake mixture.

Place chicken pieces on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat chicken with cooking spray and bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes or until done. Shield chicken with aluminum foil during last 10 minutes to prevent coating from getting too brown.

Yield: 8 servings

Calories 270 (30% from fat); Fat 8.9g; Protein 25g; Carb 21.4gm; Fiber 0.5g; Chol 71mg; Iron 2mg; Sodium 416mg; Calc 15mg.

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