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2.17 from 6 votes

Pecan Crusted Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pecan Crusted Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 409kcal


  • 2 pound chicken thigh, boneless, skinless
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup, crushed crackers, whole-wheat
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Serve With

  • 4 medium rolls, dinner, wheat
  • 4 cup spinach
  • 2 cup blueberries
  • 4 ounce feta cheese crumbles


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Pound chicken to slightly flatten; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In shallow dish beat egg. In second dish combine pecans, crackers, and nutmeg. Dip chicken in egg then nut mixture, pressing to coat.
  • Place chicken on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and the chicken is baked through.
  • Serve with dinner rolls and a spinach, blueberry and feta salad; drizzled with dressing of choice.


Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 697mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g