Pecan Recipes
Pecan Recipes

Cranberry Cream Cheese Stuffed Pecan Chicken

1 - 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese - softened
2/3 cup dried cranberries - chopped
   cup red onion - chopped
2   Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
   tsp. each salt and pepper
   tsp. garlic powder
cup green onions sliced

5-6 chicken breast cutlets - pounded to 1/4 inch thick
1 cup NORTH CAROLINA PECANS - toasted and finely chopped
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1/4 tsp. salt and pepper
1/4 cup honey mustard sauce
1/4 cup mayonnaise

For Filling:

  1. Mix all filling ingredients until combined and smooth.
  2. Cover and chill.

Bread the Chicken:

  1. Combine pecans, bread crumbs and salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Mix honey mustard sauce and mayonnaise. Reserve 2 Tbsp. Brush one side of each cutlet with mixture. Coat with pecan/bread crumbs and place pecan side down on parchment lined baking pan.
  3. Divide filling among cutlets and spread on 1/2.  Fold the other 1/2 over the filling.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  5. To serve drizzle with reserved honey mustard sauce.

5-6 Servings      

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