1/2 c. melted butter1 egg, well beaten1/3 c. milk 3/4 c. all-purpose flour1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. paprika1/8 tsp. pepper 1/2 c. pecan meal3 whole chicken breasts, split
To make pecan meal, grind toasted pecans either in a nut mill or pulse in a food processor until it has the consistency of cornmeal.
Pour melted butter into a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan. Spread evenly and set aside. Combine egg and milk, mixing well. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, paprika, pepper, and pecan meal.
Rinse chicken and pat dry. Dip in egg mixture and coat with flour mixture. Place chicken , skin side down, in buttered baking pan. Bake at 325 degreees for 40 minutes. Turn chicken and bake another 40 minutes or until tender.
Lee Epting, a true Southern gentleman and possibly one of the South's finest entertainers, passed along Epting Events' recipe for their signature red velvet cupcakes with pecans. We consider ourselves quite lucky to be able to share it with you.