Pecan Dijon Chicken


A delicious chicken dish with an unusual sauce that is sure to please. Serve over rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
6 servings


  • 6 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 dash ground black pepper

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.

  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, blend the Dijon mustard, honey, orange juice, milk, butter, and lemon juice. Season with ground mustard, salt, and pepper. Stir in the pecans.

  3. Arrange chicken in the prepared baking dish, and cook in the preheated oven about 10 minutes. Cover with the Dijon mustard mixture, and continue cooking 20 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
14g Fat
18g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 561mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 284mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.