Honey Pecan Chicken Strips

Honey Pecan Chicken Strips

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 15 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 container Country Crock® Honey Spread
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips
  • 1/4 cup cayenne pepper sauce

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In microwave-safe pie plate, microwave 1/3 cup Country Crock® Honey Spread at HIGH 20 seconds or until melted; set aside.
  2. In shallow dish, combine pecans, bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, salt and pepper. Evenly coat chicken with Spread, then pecan mixture. On cookie sheet, arrange chicken. Bake 15 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  3. Meanwhile, in small microwave-safe bowl, combine remaining Spread, remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar and hot pepper sauce. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until melted. Stir to dissolve sugar. Serve chicken with sauce.

For a Honey Dijon Dipping Sauce, substitute 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard for cayenne pepper sauce and omit brown sugar.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 640
Calories from Fat 410
Total Fat 45 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 1480 mg
Total Carbs 31 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 23 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin A 40 %
Vitamin C 4 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 10 %
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