Healthy In A Hurry: Mock Fried Chicken

 

Mmmm…who doesn’t love fried chicken? So many people grew up with this American favorite, but now know how unhealthy it is to eat fried foods. Good news – I have your solution! This recipe for mock fried chicken is really easy. Instead of breading the chicken and then frying it in oil, you coat the chicken with corn flakes and then bake it. I think you’ll be amazed with the results!

At the end of this article, you’ll find a link to download the recipe. Give it a try!

Mock Fried Chicken

Ingredients:

3/4 cup coarsely crushed corn flakes

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 to 1/2 pounds)

1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Directions:

1. Mix corn flakes, garlic powder, black pepper and red pepper in a medium bowl.

2. Dip chicken into broth. Coat with corn flake mixture. Place chicken on baking sheet.

3. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.

Serves 4.

Nutritional values per serving: 204 Calories, 3g Fat, 15g Carbohydrate, 28g Protein

This recipe is really quick to make. If your chicken is already defrosted, prep time is probably about 10-15 minutes at the most.

If fried chicken makes you think of summer picnics, serve this dish with corn-on-the-cob, a whole grain roll, and watermelon for dessert…and then go eat outside! :)

Download the recipe here: One Move Forward’s Healthy In A Hurry Mock Fried Chicken

Posted on May 7, 2012, in Healthy In A Hurry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Ok this is a keeper, can't wait to try it. Thanks for this healthy alternative.

  2. I'll definitely try this one. I've used Ritz crackers before but corn flakes would be much healthier! Thanks!

  3. I certinly am going to give this a try; sounds and looks delicious! I t absolutely was an Amarican favorite!! Thanks!

  4. jamiegall1930

    Yum. I'm addicted to the new "Fresh Takes" by Kraft when it comes to making my chicken but this looks even better =0

  5. This looks really wonderful! Even the picky eaters at my house should like this. :)

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