Pecan Chicken

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Pecan Chicken Pecan Chicken

Servings: 8 servings
Cook Time: 1 hour 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup ground pecans
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2 (2 1/2-pound) chickens, cut into quarters or pieces
1/4 cup pecan halves
1 cup mixed red and green grapes




Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Melt butter in a 10 by 15-inch baking pan. In a shallow dish, combine buttermilk and egg. In another dish combine flour, pecans, salt, paprika, pepper, and sesame seeds. Dip chicken in buttermilk then in flour. Place skin side down in melted butter. Turn to coat and leave skin side up. Sprinkle with pecan halves. Bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes. Half way through cooking, toss the grapes onto the baking pan as well.

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By Anonymous on August 10, 2013


This recipe is awesome(pecan chicken) I love all you're recipes Paula.

By Joan Belanger on March 10, 2011


Delicious! Served this twice back to back for company to rave reviews! The grapes were the perfect touch! The buttermilk keeps the chicken moist and the pecans give it a uniquely nutty taste that's sure to impress!

By Kirsty on January 26, 2011


Easy to make! The chicken stays moist and the pecans are amazing after they are baked! My husband is NOT a chicken fan but he loved this! Thanks Paula!

By Anonymous on November 16, 2010


By mlh on April 19, 2009

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