Preheat oven to 325°F.
Prepare an 8-inch pie crust by lining the bottom of it with pecans.
In double boiler over hot water, melt chocolate and butter. Stirring until fully melted.
In large bowl with electric mixer or whisk, beat eggs, corn syrup, sugar, vanilla and salt until blended.
Beat in chocolate mixture.
Stir in pecans; pour into pie crust.
Place pie on baking sheet on middle rack of oven and bake about 55 minutes or until filling is set.
Cool completely at room temperature.