Cajun Chicken Morsels

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Recipe: #17232

February 07, 2015

"These chicken pieces are perfect party food because they can be made in advance and reheated before serving. Serve with a variety of dipping mustards and plenty of cold beer. From Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Times are guesstimates since none were given."

Original is 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (113.8 g)
  • Calories 351.5
  • Total Fat - 21 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 90.7 mg
  • Sodium - 201.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.1 g
  • Protein - 25.7 g
  • Calcium - 37.1 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine the flour, pecans, oregano, cumin, thyme, cayenne and salt to taste in a shallow dish.

Step 2

Melt 6 tbsp butter in a small saucepan.

Step 3

Dip each chicken piece first in the butter, then in the flour mixture to coat well.

Step 4

Melt 3 tbsp of the remaining butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 5

Cook the chicken in batches, until pieces are browned on all sides and cooked through. Remove pieces from the pan when done and keep warm. Add more of the butter as needed.

Step 6

The cooked chicken can be stored covered in the refrigerator.

Step 7

Before serving, heat the chicken, wrapped in foil, at 350F for 10 minutes or heat in the microwave.

Step 8

Serve the chicken morsels with toothpicks and your favorite mustard for dipping.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

1 Reviews


I love chicken and fish coated with pecan meal, so knew I would love this! We cut our chicken into strips, and ate it immediately. Perfect with honey mustard.....think it would also be great with ranch or spicy ketchup! Thanks for sharing....made for your win in Football tag.


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(1 Jan 2017)

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