Baked Pecan Chicken

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes


1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 egg whites
4 skinned and boned chicken breasts


Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl.

Beat egg whites with a fork just until foamy. Dip both sides of chicken in egg; dredge in pecan mixture. Arrange chicken breasts on a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

Bake at 400° for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve with Creamy Mushroom-Artichoke Sauce, if desired.

Cynthia Fouse, Roswell, Georgia,

Southern Living

December 2005
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