Apple Pecan Chicken

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This simple recipe for Apple Pecan Chicken is made with just 5 ingredients and makes a great weeknight dinner.


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup shredded apple, tightly packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 Tbsp hummus
  • 1 strip bacon, diced (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Put the apples in a paper towel and squeeze to remove excess moisture.
  3. In a small bowl combine apple, hummus and bacon.
  4. Pat chicken dry with a paper towel (or rub lightly with flour to coat) and place on a baking sheet.
  5. Spread hummus mixture on top of chicken to coat.
  6. Top with chopped pecans, pressing lightly into hummus to help them stick.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.


Optional – double filling and stuff some inside chicken as well as on top. [br][br]Check on the chicken after 15 minutes. You may need to cover with foil for the last few minutes if the pecans start to burn.