Fried Chicken

To celebrate the week of Thanksgiving, each day, we will be sharing a recipe that is healthy and delicious. The third of the week is Fried Chicken, a delicious entree filled with lots of flavors and crunch. The combined prep and cook time for this meal is approximately 30 minutes. This simple, low carb dish feeds four people.

Ingredients

1 tsp  paprika
1 each  cooking spray
1/2 tsp  ground thyme
1 tsp  garlic powder
1/2 cup  bread crumbs
1/2 cup  plain yogurt, whole milk
10 oz  boneless skinless chicken breasts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Trim the fat off of the chicken, cut into 4 equal pieces, and marinate them in the yogurt for several minutes.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, paprika, thyme, and garlic. Dredge the chicken in the crumb mixture and arrange on the baking pan.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes; watch closely to ensure that the chicken “crust” does not burn.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167.3
Total Carbs 11.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 2.0 g
Total Fat 2.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 274.5 mg
Protein 21.8 g
Sodium 172.1 mg

 

Photo from: http://web.gastongazette.com

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