L honey mustard crusted chicken breast with pecans

Honey Mustard Crusted Chicken Breast with PecansRecipe Card

Honey Mustard Crusted Chicken Breast with Pecans
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Cover a sheet pan with aluminum foil and lightly butter.
2In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, honey, and butter. Brush the chicken breasts with the honey mixture then season with salt and pepper.
3In a shallow dish such as a pie pan, combine the breadcrumbs, basil, thyme, oregano, pecans, salt, and pepper. Press the chicken into the breadcrumb mixture to coat, then repeat on the other side.
4Place on the sheet pan and bake until the chicken is no longer pink in the middle, about 25 minutes.
5Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes, then serve with lemon wedges.

Honey Mustard Crusted Chicken Breast with Pecans
Recipe Card - ingredients

4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1½ tablespoons honey
⅓ cup melted butter
1 cup bread crumbs
1 teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
salt and pepper to taste