Honey Mustard Crusted Chicken Breast with Pecans
Recipe type: Meat & Chicken
Cuisine: American
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Ingredients
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Cover a sheet pan with aluminum foil and lightly butter.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, honey, and butter. Brush the chicken breasts with the honey mixture then season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a shallow dish such as a pie pan, combine the breadcrumbs, basil, thyme, oregano, pecans, salt, and pepper. Press the chicken into the breadcrumb mixture to coat, then repeat on the other side.
  4. Place on the sheet pan and bake until the chicken is no longer pink in the middle, about 25 minutes.
  5. Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes, then serve with lemon wedges.
Recipe by Daydream Kitchen at http://www.daydreamkitchen.com/2013/03/honey-mustard-crusted-chicken-breast-with-pecans/