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Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

Pecan Crusted Chicken Tende Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

This recipe was a hit at our household with the picky eaters! A few weeks ago, I picked up several packages of chicken breasts at nearly rock bottom price at $1.79/lb. I found a recipe from the Fix, Freeze, Feast cookbook that I modified for our family’s needs and what we had in the pantry. This is super simple, easy, and delicious according to my people!

Pecan Crusted Chicken Ingredient List Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

I’m loving these mini-freezer sessions I’ve been having to fill our freezer with healthy meals that my family will love. It is looking like we are going to have a crazy busy Spring and Summer schedule so I’m trying to get prepared.

I used my favorite appliance – my Ninja Prep to finely ground my pecans but you can use any food processor.

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders (Freezer Friendly)

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Pecan Crusted Chicken Tende Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

Ingredients

  • 6 pounds chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 cups honey
  • 1 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 3 cups panko
  • 8 ounces pecans, finely ground
  • 6 gallon freezer bags
  • 3 one quart freezer bags

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken into thin strips. Divide chicken into three of the gallon freezer bags.
  2. Mix honey, mustard, oil, salt, garlic, and pepper in a bowl. Divide evenly over chicken in freezer bags.
  3. Combine 1 cup panko and 1/2 cup pecans into a quart bag.
  4. Place chicken bag and crust bag into another gallon bag.
  5. Seal, label, and freeze.
  6. To Cook:
  7. Thaw in refrigerator.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  9. Roll chicken in the crumbs and place on a greased cooking sheet.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
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 Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

To maximize storage space, place into freezer bags and freeze flat.

Freeze Flat to Maximize Storage Space Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | Freezer Friendly

I picked up several packages of this chicken at the nearly rock bottom price. I also have an order for pick up in April for just $1.79/lb with Zaycon Chicken. Check out Zaycon to see if they are coming to a city near you! It’s a great price for bulk meat purchases! 

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