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Italian Breaded Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

This scrumptious chicken is low in fat but bursting with flavor from the marinade and breadcrumb coating. The meat is tender and moist—and so easy. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
Italian Breaded Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup fat-free ranch salad dressing
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine salad dressing and garlic; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and pepper. Drain and discard marinade. Roll chicken in crumb mixture. Place in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half : 297 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 813mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.

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