Crispy Baked Chicken: Heart-Healthy and Diabetes-Friendly
Try this healthy alternative to fried chicken. This easy recipe pairs the health benefits of walnuts with lean chicken. This is a crunchy comfort food packed with immune-boosting nutrients.
- 8 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless (3 oz each)
- 1/2 cup flour seasoned with pepper
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1-1/2 cups finely ground walnut pieces
Preheat oven to 350°. Coat chicken with flour and then dip each breast in buttermilk. Coat each chicken breast with walnuts.
Heat non-stick pan on medium and spray it with vegetable oil. Place chicken in pan and cook on each side for 2 to 3 minutes regulating the heat to avoid burning walnut crust.
Transfer chicken to oven to bake thoroughly, approximately 20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the breast registers 165°. Remove from pan when cooked. Slice each chicken breast diagonally into 4 pieces. Serve hot.
3 oz chicken
Saturated Fat: 1g
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
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