Bourbon Pecan Chicken

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  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, divided
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half horizontally into 2 thinner pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Combine finely chopped pecans and bread crumbs in a large ziptop bag. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and brush the honey/dijon mixture on both sides.
  4. One at a time, add a chicken breast to the pecan/bread crumb mixture, shaking the bag to coat it well.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  6. Heat butter and oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Transfer chicken to a casserole dish and place in oven to finish cooking, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Wipe pan clean. Add bourbon, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, heavy cream, cayenne pepper and pecans to pan. Simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter until melted.
  9. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper.

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