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Healthy Oven-Fried Chicken

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This recipe is a good one! Having been the recipient of a donor's heart in September 2001, we all should strive for healthier cooking habits, less sodium, better health. Thanks for letting me participate once again in your beautiful yearly publication. Glad to be able to send my thoughts, suggestions to you. Great job everyone!!

Ingredients

3/4 cup wheat germ
1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon ground sage
6 skinless chicken breasts, cleaned, drained (bone in or bonless)
1/2 cup lower fat buttermilk
Butter-flavored cooking spray

Instructions

In a bowl, mix the wheat germ with paprika, parsley, onion, garlic powder and sage. Dip chicken pieces in buttermilk, then roll in crumb mixture. Arrange in a 13x9-inch open baking pan. Sprinkle with a small amount of crumb mixture, turn sprinkle other side of breasts. Spray each piece with cooking spray, turning as before. Sprinkle any remaining crumb mixture over chicken pieces. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees about 45 minutes to one hour. Makes 6 servings.

Ron Schriefer
Moline



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