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Chicken Oscar

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  Asparagus spears 1 Pound
  Skinless chicken breast halves 2 Pound
  Dried bread crumbs 4 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked crab 1⁄4 Pound, shelled
  Hollandaise sauce 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Hot, Warm, Or At Room Temperature)

1. Snap tough ends from asparagus and discard. Rinse asparagus and, if desired, peel stems with a vegetable peeler.
2. Rinse chicken, pat dry, and lay pieces 4 to 5 inches apart on a sheet of plastic wrap. Cover with more plastic wrap. Pound chicken with a flat mallet until it is 3/8 to 1/2 inch thick.
3. Put bread crumbs in a shallow pan. Turn chicken in crumbs to coat evenly, patting to make them stick.
4. Set an 11- to 12-inch ovenproof nonstick frying pan over high heat. When hot, add butter and swirl until melted. Add chicken and cook until browned on bottom, shaking pan to avoid scorching butter, about 2 minutes. Turn pieces over and cook 1 minute more.
5. Set pan in a 350° oven and bake until chicken is no longer pink in center (cut to test), 7 to 9 minutes.
6. Meanwhile, in a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat, bring about 1 inch water to a boil. About 3 minutes before chicken is done, add asparagus to boiling water and cook just until tender when pierced; drain.
7. Quickly transfer each chicken breast half to a warm plate. Top with equal amounts of the crab and asparagus, and pour hollandaise sauce over each portion. Garnish with chives.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1917 Calories from Fat 633

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.2%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g81.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 153 mg51%

Sodium 1542.8 mg64.3%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.3%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 254 g508.6%

Vitamin A 57.8% Vitamin C 19.9%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 44.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Oscar Recipe