Better-than-Fried Southwestern Chicken

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Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
30
min.
Servings

4 servings

What's better than fried Southwestern chicken? Our version—which is marinated in ranch dressing, coated in herbs and seasonings and baked until crispy.

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  • Pour dressing over chicken in bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  • Heat oven to 400ºF. Mix coating mix and seasonings in pie plate. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Dip both sides of chicken in coating mixture; place in single layer in shallow foil-lined pan.
  • Bake 20 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF).

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli.

Make Extra Chicken for Another Meal

To save time, cook some extra chicken breasts next time you are cooking chicken. Cool, then wrap tightly and freeze until ready to use. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator, then cut up and use in your favorite salads, pasta dishes, soups or casseroles.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 0 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This tasty alternative allows you to enjoy the great taste of fried chicken while still fitting in your healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 170
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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