Super crunchy pecan crusted chicken bites

These chicken bites are perfect for a light snack!

Are you a fan of chicken? If so, you’re going to love this tasty treat that’ll add some flavour to your meal.

If you’re looking to make something a little fancier than the usual chicken nuggets or tenders, here’s something you’re going to love.

These super crunchy pecan crusted chicken bites are perfect for parties or a light snack. Team them with your favourite condiment and you’re ready to go!

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups pecans
  • 1 ¼ bread crumbs
  • 2 ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1kg diced chicken breast
  • vegetable oil
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Method

  1. Place pecans in food processor and mix until chopped.
  2. Add breadcrumbs, 1 ¼ teaspoon salt, sugar and pepper.
  3. Mix until combined.
  4. Place flour in one bowl.
  5. Beat eggs and place in second bowl.
  6. Pour contents of food processor in a third bowl.
  7. Line a baking dish.
  8. Season diced chicken with remaining salt.
  9. With each piece of chicken, dunk it in flour, egg and pecan mixture.
  10. Place oil in a fry pan and heat on medium.

Add diced chicken to the pan for 2 mins until brown. Flip and continue for 2 mins.
Place tenders on a plate to cool.

For the best flavour combination, we recommend trying a tangy mayonnaise or tomato sauce.

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