Tuesday, August 3, 2010
What's Cookin', Mama? (Recipe Swap)
A day late around here, but still here. Today's theme is Dress to Impress Company's coming. What are you cooking to wow them but still have time to look amazing?
At my house, I'm cooking
Honey Pecan Glazed Chicken
1 boneless skinless chicken breast pounded to near uniform thickness per person plus a couple extra for the guys
3 cups buttermilk
Seasoned flour (see below)
oil for frying
2 cups flour
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp white pepper
1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper (when the kids aren't eating with us, I up this to a whole tbsp)
1 stick of butter, melted and clarified (that means you get out the solid fat and salt that gathers in the bottom of the pan when you melt the butter)
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
3/4 cup honey
Mix all of the seasoned flour ingredients together. Heat oil to 350*
Dredge chicken in flour, dip in buttermilk, run it through the flour again. Put chicken in oil for 4-5 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. (I wait until it floats.) Remove from oil and place on paper towels to drain. (If I need to keep them warm, I put the chicken on a plate in a 100* oven until they're all finished cooking.)
Glaze- Melt butter in a pan. Add pecans and heat together briefly. Add honey and mix well.
Serve chicken breast topped with glaze. Yum!
Okay, it's your turn. What's cooking for company at your house?
Next week, we're cooking for your sweet tooth. What's for dessert?
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