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Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

Laura Babberl of Boone, Iowa, relates, “I’m a retired nurse and do all the cooking for my sister and me. It’s difficult to come up with simple recipes for two, so I created this one. We love it!”

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and garlic powder. In another bowl, beat the egg. Place the Parmesan cheese in a third bowl. Coat chicken in flour mixture, then dip in egg and roll in cheese.
  2. In a skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Transfer to a shallow 1-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray; drizzle with lemon juice. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 394 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 173mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 45g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.

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