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Buttermilk Pecan Chcken Recipe

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Gail Hagen
Added: Saturday, August 22, 2009


1 slightly beaten egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup flour
2/3 cup ground pecans
2 Tbsp sesame seeds
1 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 2 1/2 to 3 pound cut up broiler fryer chicken

1/2 cup broken pecans

Salad greens optional
Orange wedges optional

1. In shallow dish, combine eggs and buttermilk. In another shallow dish, stir together flour, ground pecans, sesame seed paprika, salt and pepper.. Pour butter into anther dish.

2. Rinse chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Skin chicken, if you like. Dip chicken pieces into buttermilk mixture, then into flour-pecan mixture, then into butter. Place pieces, meaty side up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle broken pecans over chicken.

3. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 45 to 55 minutes or till chicken is tender and no longer pink, and coating is golden brown. If desired, spoon pecans on bottom of roasting pan onto chicken, Garnish with greens and orange wedges if desired.




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