Healthy Fried Chicken

Healthy Fried Chicken

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You’ve always liked fried chicken but you’re worried because it’s greasy and not very healthy? Well now, with the help of this recipe you can make your own healthy fried chicken!

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Ingredients

1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
4 bone-in chicken breasts
1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Original recipe makes 4 Servings
Ready in 1 hour

Preparation

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, chives, mustard, and hot sauce. Remove the skin from the chicken breasts, add the chicken to the bowl, and let it soak for at least 30 minutes or overnight.

2. Preheat the oven to 425ºF. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Place the breadcrumbs in a wide, shallow bowl.

3. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and season it with salt and pepper.

4. Dip the chicken into the breadcrumbs, and toss well to coat. Place the chicken on the prepared baking sheet.

5. Spray the chicken generously with cooking spray, and bake until it is just cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes.

Bon appetit with this tender and moist in the inside, crunchy on the outside, fried chicken!