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Herb-crusted Chicken

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 276
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Sodium 600 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 31 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Breadcrumbs ½ cup
Dried basil 1 teaspoon
Fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
Olive oil 2 teaspoons

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Mix breadcrumbs, basil, rosemary, salt, and pepper together on a large plate or in a shallow bowl.
  3. Place chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using your fist or a rolling pin, pound chicken to a ½-inch thickness. Brush chicken on all sides with oil, then coat with breadcrumb mixture and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake chicken until cooked through, about 25 minutes.
  • Exchanges

    5 very lean meats; 1 fat; 1 starch

  • Side Suggestions: Rice Pilaf
  • Side Suggestions: Steamed Broccoli