Recipe By Laura G
Published Apr 2nd
Prep 15m Cook 40m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 6 servings Calories 682.7

A savory, buttery, nutty, baked chicken dish with a little sweetness of honey. Excellent for dinner parties. Everyone raves about it. Substitute any nut you prefer with equally good results.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • ¼ cup butter, melted

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a bowl, beat eggs and honey together until thoroughly blended. In a separate bowl, toss together pecans, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper.
  3. 3 Dip chicken pieces in egg and honey mixture, then dredge in pecan mixture, coating thoroughly. Arrange chicken side by side in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Drizzle melted butter evenly over chicken.
  4. 4 Bake approximately 40 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink, and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 682.7
  • Carbohydrate 39.1 g
  • Cholesterol 209 mg
  • Fat 36.3 g
  • Fiber 2.8 g
  • Protein 51.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.1 g
  • Sodium 366.2 mg
  • Sugar 25.2 g

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  1. delicious! marinated an hour in the egg mixture as suggested by other users. used walnuts in the breading. also made my own breadcrumbs by toasting some multi grain bread.
  2. This was excellent! It was very easy to prepare and very economical. I had all the ingredients in my pantry. My boyfriend loved it and insisted that I save it so we can have it again for company and for whenever. Because we like a little zing the only change I made was to add - Read more ...
  3. Good recipe. However, it is great with a few change. Try marinating the chicken for an hour in the mixture beforehand. I also cooked it slower (at 325) to ensure it remained moist. Turned out beautifully.
  4. This recipe was EXCELLENT!! My son and I usually eat legs, thighs, and wings as breast meat tends to be dry, but this was not the case in this recipe. I used boneless, skinless breasts, and watched the baking time closely. It still took approximately 30 minutes, but they were done to perfection--crispy on the - Read more ...
  5. Very good! I used walnuts and subbed Olive Oil for the butter. It was very juicy and flavorful.
  6. This is a very good recipe but if you are looking for a "crispy" coating this is not the recipe for it. I used thin cut boneless chicken breasts but forgot to cut down on the cooking time and the chicken was a little dry. Next time I will use regular breasts so the chicken - Read more ...
  7. I decided to try this recipe after reading all the good reviews it received. I was very disappointed with the results. Quite tasteless and bland. I will stick to homemade shake & bake. If you are looking for an excellent recipe try 'Chicken Breasts Pierre' which is also on this web site.
  8. This was delicious! We loved the mildly sweet taste and the pecans made a surprisingly yummy coating. Used crushed corn flakes instead of bread crumbs (they tend to be less dry and more flavorful than traditional bread crumbs). The combination of pecans and cornflakes was yummy! We are making it this weekend for a group - Read more ...
  9. What a great change for baked chicken. The nuts make it special and would definitely be great to serve to guests. At first I thought it might be too sweet with the honey. It turned out buttery with only the slightest bit of sweetness. I will also try this with pork chops.
  10. This is a wonderful recipe. IO'm definately going to make it again. The only change I would add would be to lightly grease the pan or use Pam. Because of the honey in the recipe it really stickes to the pan.