Mustard Pecan Chicken

2 whole skinless and boneless chicken breasts or 4 half skinless and boneless chicken breasts; slightly flattened and patted dry
½ cup flour
Sea salt to taste
Pepper to taste
¼ teaspoon crumbled dried tarragon
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
½ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces; finely chopped
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1. Lightly dredge the chicken in the seasoned flour, patting to remove any excess.
2. Brush 1 side of each breast generously with mustard. Pat the pecans into the mustard. Turn and repeat on the other side. Place the chicken in a flat dish, cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
3. In a large heavy skillet, heat the butter and oil just until the butter foams. Add the chicken breasts and sauté them over medium-high heat until the pecans are lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Turn and cook the second side for an additional 2 minutes. Remove at once.

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