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Pecan crusted chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: european
Servings: 4 portions
Author: Mélanie


  • 3 chicken breast

For the marinade:

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ cupi chopped parsley
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

For the crust:

  • 1 cup crushed pecan
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 tablespoon Butter


  • For the marinade:
  • In a large bowl, pour all the ingredients together, mix together. Add the chicken and turn it to coat each breast. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven at 360F.
  • In the meantime, Put the crushed pecan and the bread crumbs in a shallow plate. Put the eggs in a shallow plate too.
  • Get the chicken out of the fridge, taken them out of the marinade.
  • Dip the chicken in the egg and then roll it in the pecan mixture, press to make sure it adhere.
  • Repeat for the 2 other pieces of chicken.
  • In a pan (that goes in the oven too), melt the butter at medium heat. Cook 2-3 minutes each sides until it starting to become brown. Then, put your pan in the oven 12-15 minutes.
  • Serve while warm.