Thursday, March 8, 2012

Honey Pecan Chicken

This is so simple and so good! The recipe is for 2 servings so adjust accordingly.

Honey Pecan Chicken
2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) 
1/4 teaspoon salt 
1/8 teaspoon pepper 
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 
1 tablespoon butter 
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic 
3 tablespoons honey 
2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans 

Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cayenne. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in butter; add garlic. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Drizzle honey over chicken; sprinkle with pecans. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings. 15 25
Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving equals 382 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Recipe and photo source: Taste of Home

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