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Ovenfried Chicken

OVEN FRIED CHICKEN

Dinner, serves 6

Enjoy this healthy, super tasty alternative to regular fried chicken!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 chicken legs, fat skinned and trimmed
  • 2 Cups 1% milk
  • 1/2 cups plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • Pam spray (or other cooking oil spray)

HOW TO:

  • 1. Place the chicken pieces in a bowl, and cover with the milk.
  • 2. In a paper bag, combine bread crumbs, grated Parmesan, flour, parsley flakes, and pepper.
  • 3. Add chicken, 1 piece at a time to the bag and shake until coated.
  • 4. Lightly coat pan with cooking oil (like Pam spray). Set the coated chicken on a baking sheet, being sure to leave room between each piece of chicken.
  • 5. Bake the chicken in a preheated oven set at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.

NUTRITION:

  • * Based on children ages 1-8 years of age.
  • ** Serving size: 1 leg
  • CARBS: 12 grams
  • FAT: 10 grams
  • PROTEIN: 32 grams
  • CALCIUM: 26 percent of daily needs
  • CHOLESTEROL: 96 mg
  • CALORIES Total: 278 grams
  • CALORIES from protein: 48 percent
  • CALORIES from carbs: 18 percent
  • CALORIES from fat: 34 percent

iRemember!

Be the chanpion for change in your house! Be sure your family gets lots of physical activity and eats snacks packed with lots of fruits and vegetables every day!