Buttermilk-pecan chicken

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Egg; slightly beaten
½ cup Buttermilk
⅔ cup All-purpose flour
⅔ cup Pecans; ground
2 tablespoons Sesame seeds
1 teaspoon Paprika
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
⅓ cup Butter or margarine; melted
1 Broiler-fryer chicken; cut up
½ cup Pecans; broken
Salad greens; optional
Orange wedges; optional

Recipe by: Midwest Living, June 1996 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. In a shallow dish, combine the egg and buttermilk. In another shallow dish, stir together the flour, ground pecans, sesame seed, paprika, salt and pepper.

Pour the butter into another shallow dish. Rinse the chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Skin the chicken, if you like. Dip the chicken pieces into hte buttermilk, mixture, then into the flour-pecan mixture, then into the butter. Place the pieces, meaty side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle the broken pecans over the chicken. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until the chicken is tender and no longer pink, and the coating is golden brown. If desired, spoon the pecans on the bottom of the roasting pan onto the chicken. If you like, garnish with greens and orange wedges.

Serves 4 to 6.

Recipe From: The Patchwork Quilt Country Inn near Middlebury, Indiana.

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #928 by Nancy Berry <nlberry@...> on Nov 28, 1997

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