Pecan Crusted Chicken

Crispy panko bread crumbs and pecans coat chicken breasts that are first dipped in yogurt--they’re cooked until crispy and golden.

  • Minutes Prep Time
  • Minutes Total
  • 3 Recipe Yield
  • Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2 inch thick.
  • In shallow dish, mix bread crumbs, pecans and parsley. In another shallow dish, place yogurt. Dip chicken into yogurt, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and coating is golden brown.


  • 3 to 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
  • 3/4 cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 1 container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or butter

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