Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Lemon Pecan Chicken

















This is a yummy, easy to make recipe that is great for the grill during the spring and summer!  The sauce only has four ingredients and comes together soooo easy.  I like to make this for company.

Recipe:
1 cup butter -- Do not substitute.
3/4 cup freshly sueezed lemon juice
1-1/4 cups honey
2 cups toasted pecans
2 pounds chicken breasts
2 teaspoons McCormick's Montreal Chicken Rub
Lemon slices to garnish

Grill chicken on barbecue and rub with two teaspons Montreal Chicken rub.  While chicken is barbecuing, make the sauce.

Put butter in medium saucepan and melt and then brown slightly.  Add honey, lemon juice, and pecans and cook for about 3 minutes.  Bring mixture to a boil and continue cooking for another three minutes.  Pour sauce over barbecued chicken and garnish with lemons.  You will have a lot of sauce and a lot of pecans.  Serve with white rice.  Serves 6.

I obtained this recipe from my sister Jackie.  It is a copycat recipe from a restaurant from one of the restaurants at Sundance Ski Resort.


I am posting this recipe for the letter "L" at Jenny Matlock's Alphabe-Thursday.




Jenny Matlock

I am posting this recipe with Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.  I am also posting this with The Utah Hive, a group of Utah Food Bloggers and Tasty Tuesday.  I am also posting this with Tuesdays at the Table.

33 comments:

Christy said...

wow..this looks amazing! i might actually get my mother in law to try it...she is very picky but she does love pecans!
my mouth is watering

Brenda said...

Wow, this looks delicious but it will have to wait until AFTER my diet to appear on the menu at my house! :)

Libby Murphy said...

Looks and sounds delicious - and it's simple. That's a keeper recipe!
Happy Twirls

Kylie said...

What a great looking recipe! I live in England, and am always looking for something different to serve up for visitors!

Connie Weiss said...

That sounds so good! I love pecans!

Connie ~ Tales From The Fridge

SLCFoodie said...

I love trying to copy restaurant recipes! And Sundance ALWAYS has great food. I will have to try this out!

Lisa@BlessedwithGrace said...

That chicken sounds wonderful! WOW! Thanks for sharing your recipe and linking to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

This looks so good, of course anything with pecans is good!

Viki said...

This looks very tasty.

Christy said...

I have never seen whole pecans on chicken. This sounds decadent!

Jo said...

Oh this looks way to yummy!!!

RNSANE said...

Sounds delicious and, Georgia girl that I am ( though I've been in the San Francisco aea for 33 years now ), I love anything with pecans!

My name is PJ. said...

This is a new one on me, but it's all the things I enjoy eating!

And it's pretty to look at too!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

Wow! This looks great! I bet it tastes great too.

Rocky Mountain Woman said...

I've had something similar to this at Sundance and it rocks! I never thought about trying to reproduce it, but I certainly will try now.

Thanks for the tip!

GardenofDaisies said...

Sounds scrumptious!

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

That recipe combines a few of my favorite things...lemon, chicken, and pecans! Sounds really good.

mrs. c said...

My mouth is watering...what a great combination of flavors! Thanks for sharing this delcious recipe.

Julie Schuler said...

I love pecans... but I think I'll save them for pie!

Jenny said...

Well, Lawd have Mercy!

This looks delicious.

And all of my favorite ingredients.

I am definitely copying this one!

Thanks for making Alphabe-Thursday so Lip-Smackingly-Lovely this week!

A+

veterankindergartenteacher said...

I had no idea what I would fix for dinner tonight. This is my first time participating in alphabet Thursday! What fun! And now I know what I am cooking tonight! I am so glad I participated. This looks scrumptious.

mbkatc230 said...

This looks and sounds delicious! I'm so excited that we can start grilling again - yippee! Kathy

Mary Beth @ Live. Laugh. Make Something said...

yummmm-meee! ...and so pretty, too! I will certainly be giving this a try! I hopped over from Alphabe-Thursday and am so happy that I did! I am the new kid in class, and learning my way around. Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place one day this week when you get a moment. I have become a follower and hope you'll do the same. until later...

MrsJenB said...

Friend, you are speaking my language!!! That looks divine. And guess who happens to have a bunch of lemons and pecans laying around? And guess who further has a husband who just tonight was saying that he wants to grill some chicken this weekend?

It's FATE, I tell you! haha :-)

Brenda said...

Sounds good. I will eat anything that includes chicken for the main dish. Have I ever told you I have that same red couch?

Sarah said...

Yum! This looks delicious. I'm going to put this on our menu!

Steph said...

Yum! It looks delicious and the recipe seems pretty simple. I love McCormick's Montreal Chicken Spice (and pecans).

Your blog is lovely.

Linda said...

Chicken & pecans = Yummy! This looks like a winner recipe! Oh and can't forget the L word...Lemon! Great post!

laterg8r said...

looks scrumptious :D

kim said...

Yum, I will have to try that recipe. Looks wonderful. Thanks for stopping by.

Nadeen said...

Oh to die for! All that butter. mmmmmmmmmmmm

Pondside said...

This one looks like a keeper! We love chicken - and butter - and pecans - and lemon. How can I go wrong?!

Melinda Cornish said...

this looks so rich and yummy.......I love your tablescape based on the shirt too...I can really see it came from that....so cool! Melinda

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