Crispy Baked Chicken

Crispy Baked Chicken

Crispy Baked Chicken

This crunchy baked chicken uses cornflakes and wheat germ to give it a crispy outside and moist inside.


Makes 6 servings


8 ounces (1 cup) fat-free French onion dip
1/2 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 cup cornflake crumbs
1/2 cup wheat germ
6 skinless chicken breasts or thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place dip in shallow bowl; stir until smooth. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until pourable consistency is reached.
  3. Combine cornflake crumbs and wheat germ on plate.
  4. Dip chicken pieces in milk mixture, then roll in cornflake mixture. Place chicken in single layer in prepared pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with fork and chicken is no longer pink near bone.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Crispy Baked Chicken breast
Calories 253
Calories from Fat 8 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 35 g
Sodium 437 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Meat 3

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