Pecan Crusted Chicken

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Pecan Crusted Chicken

Only 4 ingredients, cook in the oven or air fryer!
Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 pounds organic chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tbsp organic honey
  • 1 cup pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together honey and mustard
  • Place pecans in food processer and pulse until the nuts are finely chopped
  • Pour chopped pecans in a large mixing bowl
  • Trim fat off chicken breasts
  • Remove any excess moisture from the chicken breasts with a paper towel
  • Coat chicken breast with mustard-honey mixture then place in the chopped pecan bowl
  • Coat the chicken breast with pecans
  • Place crusted chicken breasts in glass baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes or internal temp of 165 degrees



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