Pecan Crusted Chicken

Pecan Crusted Chicken

Crispy panko bread crumbs and pecans coat chicken breasts that are first dipped in yogurt--they’re cooked until crispy and golden.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

3

servings

3
to 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
3/4
cup Progresso® Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup chopped pecans
2
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
3
tablespoons olive oil or butter
  1. 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 bread crumbs, pecans and parsley. In another shallow dish, place yogurt. Dip chicken into yogurt, then coat with crumb mixture.
  3. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and coating is golden brown.
Makes 3 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can substitute chopped walnuts or almonds for the pecans.
Serving Suggestion
To complete the meal, serve with mashed potatoes and fresh broccoli with lemon-pepper seasoning and breadsticks.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 600
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 38g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 520mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 42g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.