Pecan Chicken at Sajo's Restaurant

Jim Sage, owner of Sajo's Restaurant in Clinton Twp., and his chefs stopped by the Fox2 Kitchen Saturday morning to share some of their favorite dishes and one of their favorite recipies. Watch the video above, follow the recipe, and click here for more information. 

Pecan Chicken

Ingredients

  • 6 Boneless skinless chicken breast (approx. 8oz)
  • Flour for dredging
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 10 oz milk
  • Olive oil

 

Honey Dijon Sauce

  • 1/4 cup good-quality white wine vinegar.
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.
  • 1 tablespoon honey.
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
  • 1/2 garlic clove.
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil.
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Freshly ground black pepper. 
  • Whisk all ingredients together

Breading

  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 ½ cup ground Pecans/medium chopped
  • 1/2 Tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 Cups sugar
  • Mix all ingredients together

 

Egg/Milk Mix

Whisk eggs and milk together

 

Directions:

  • Dust chicken breast with flour
  • Dip floured chicken into egg/milk mixture
  • Bread  both sides of chicken breast into pecan breading
  • Preheat pan with olive oil
  • Cook chicken 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown
  • Finish cooking chicken in oven
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