Baked Chicken with Pecans - J.W. Renfroe Pecan Co.

August 21, 2020

Baked Chicken with Pecans

A pecan topping adds a pleasant crunch to plain chicken with this easy dinner recipe.


• 1 large onion, chopped

• 1 clove garlic, minced

• 1/2 bell pepper, chopped

• 1/2 cup flour

• 1 tbsp. paprika

• 1/2 cup butter or margarine

• 6 chicken breasts

• 1 cup fresh tomatoes, quartered

• 1/4 cup snipped fresh parsley (or 2 tsp. dried parsley)

• 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

• 1 tsp. curry powder

• 1 tsp. thyme

• 2 tbsp. vinegar

• 2 tbsp. dry mustard

• 1 cup currants or white raisins

• 1 cup fresh mushrooms (or a 4-1/2 oz. can, drained)

• 1/2 cup large pecan pieces


1. Preheat oven to 300°F

2. Sauté onion, garlic and bell pepper together

3. Sift together flour and paprika

4. Melt butter

5. Dip chicken breasts in butter then in flour mixture

6. Brown chicken breasts

7. Place in a 3-1/2 qt. casserole dish

8. Top chicken with sautéed ingredients, tomatoes and parsley

9. Mix together Worcestershire sauce, curry powder, thyme, vinegar and mustard

10. Pour over chicken

11. Bake for 40 minutes

12. Top with currants, mushrooms and pecans

13. Bake an additional 15 minutes

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