Healthy Recipes

Herb-crusted Chicken
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Breadcrumbs ½ cup
Dried basil 1 teaspoon
Fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
Olive oil 2 teaspoons


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Mix breadcrumbs, basil, rosemary, salt, and pepper together on a large plate or in a shallow bowl.
  3. Place chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using your fist or a rolling pin, pound chicken to a ½-inch thickness. Brush chicken on all sides with oil, then coat with breadcrumb mixture and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake chicken until cooked through, about 25 minutes.

Exchanges
5 very lean meats; 1 fat; 1 starch

Side Suggestions: Rice Pilaf

Side Suggestions: Steamed Broccoli


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 276
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Sodium 600 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 31 g
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