Cajun Chicken Morsels
1 1/2 cups flour, all-purpose
1 cup pecans -- chopped
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt -- to taste
12 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 whole chicken breasts without skin -- boned(cut into 1" pieces)
Combine the flour, pecans, oregano, cumin, thyme, cayenne, and
salt to taste in a shallow dish.
Melt 6 tablespoons of the butter in a small saucepan. Dip each
chicken piece first in the butter, then in the flour mixture to
Melt 3 tablespoons of the remaining butter in a large skillet
over medium heat. Add half the chicken pieces and saute until
browned on all sides and cooked through. Remove from the pan and
keep warm. Repeat with the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter and
Serve the chicken morsels with toothpicks and your favorite mustard
NOTES : The cooked chicken can be stored covered in the refrigerator.
Before serving, heat the chicken, wrapped in aluminum foil, at
350°F for 10 minutes.
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