Tasty Tuesday ~~Pecan Crusted Chicken~~

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This is my Husband’s favorite dish, I made it for him for Father’s Day. A lot of work but well worth it!

 

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 1/3 to 2 pounds chicken tenders
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten with a splash of milk or water
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 cup pecans, processed in food processor to finely chop
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated or ground
  • 1 orange, zested

Directions

Heat 1 1/2 to 2 inches of oil over medium high heat. Season chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Set out 3 shallow dishes. Place flour in 1 dish, eggs beaten with water or milk in a second. In the third dish, combine bread crumbs with ground pecans, nutmeg and orange zest. Coat tenders in batches in flour, then egg, then bread crumb mixture. Fry tenders in small batches 6 to 7 minutes. Drain tenders on paper towels.

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