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.


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


  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


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