Pecan Dijon Chicken

Pecan Dijon Chicken


"A delicious chicken dish with an unusual sauce that is sure to please. Serve over rice."


1 h servings 300 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 25.8 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 561 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, blend the Dijon mustard, honey, orange juice, milk, butter, and lemon juice. Season with ground mustard, salt, and pepper. Stir in the pecans.
  3. Arrange chicken in the prepared baking dish, and cook in the preheated oven about 10 minutes. Cover with the Dijon mustard mixture, and continue cooking 20 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
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  1. 84 Ratings


What a terrific recipe! Made this last night for my husband and he loved it. Said it would be perfect to serve when people come over. I pounded my chicken breasts first because they were kind of...

The sauce for this recipe definately deserves 5 stars. The reason why I am going with 4 is that the cook time for the chicken seems a little short unless you pound the chicken breasts thin. I ad...

With a few adjustments this is very good. The first time I found the 6 T. of Dijohn to be too overpowering, so I cut back to only 4 T. Also I added a little more honey. Don't use the ground must...

Oh my. I'm sure my low rating is a reflection of our personal tastes and not the recipe itself. Although we like all the ingrediants seperately, we just didn't care for the combined taste. I j...

Really good! This tastes similiar to honey mustard chicken - I didn't think it tasted odd at all. Every ingredient blends together and the chicken comes out juicy! The only thing I would chan...

YUMMY! Made exactly as written and loved it! When my grandma was still alive this was one of her favorites so I made this a lot. I've never even altered it in any way like I eventually do with m...

This was VERY easy and good. Even my picky son loved it! The sauce is excellent over rice.

Sorry, we did not like this -- it was just way too sweet for our taste. I'm giving it two stars because the first few bites were good, but after that we all had to force ourselves (some of us s...

This chicken was ok, nothing to really rave about. Im glad that I scaled it back to 1 serving. I increased the OJ buy a few tbsps, but even then the mustard was too strong. If I make this ag...