Category: Main Course
Maple Pecan Encrusted Chicken - TastyPlanner.com
Chef: Scott Harrison
Dress up chicken breasts with maple syrup and crispy panko bread crumbs in this delicious 5-ingredient, ready in 30-minutes recipe.
1 Serving: Calories 430 (Calories from Fat 190); Total Fat 21g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 90mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 13g); Protein 34g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10% Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Recipe Source: BettyCrocker.com
1/4 cup pure maple or maple-flavored syrup
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 cup Progresso® plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2-inch thick.
2. In shallow dish, mix together maple syrup and mayonnaise. In another shallow dish, mix together panko and pecans. Dip chicken into syrup mixture, then into panko. Place on baking sheet. Spray top of chicken with cooking spray.
3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F) and coating is golden brown.