Maple-Pecan Chicken

Dress up chicken breasts with maple syrup and crispy panko bread crumbs in this delicious 5-ingredient, ready in 30-minutes recipe.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
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.

Expert Tips

Ask your butcher to flatten chicken breasts for you.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.