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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