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Asian Chicken, Breaded And Baked

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  Limes 2 Large
  Unsweetened coconut milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Preferably Light)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Dried red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt To Taste
  Chicken 4 Pound, quartered or cut into 8 pieces, skin removed
  Dried bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Preheat the oven to 375 °F.
2. Wash one of the limes, and using a sharp paring knife, remove a 1 X 1/4-inch piece of zest. Be sure to leave all white pith behind. Juice the lime; you should have about 2 table-spoonfuls of juice.
3. In a blender combine the coconut milk, cumin, red pepper flakes, cinnamon, coriander, garlic, lime zest, lime juice, and 1 teaspoon salt. Blend until thoroughly mixed.
4. Score the chicken flesh with a sharp knife, then rub the coconut milk , mixture onto the chicken. Dip the chicken in the bread crumbs, patting so they adhere on both sides.
5. Set the leg and thigh pieces on a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes. Add the breast and wing pieces, bone side down, and bake until all parts are cooked through, 50 minutes more. Cut the remaining lime into wedges and serve with the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 459 Calories from Fat 245

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g44%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152 mg50.7%

Sodium 223.2 mg9.3%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.93 g3.7%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 47 g93.6%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asian Chicken, Breaded And Baked Recipe