A continuation of Dr. Victor Gong's healthy oven fried chicken recipe. Join him on 'Good Morning Delmarva' for great recipes for the entire family.
4 Medium, skinless, boneless and cut into halves
2 Medium, beaten with 4 tsp milk
Italian bread crumbs
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ground red pepper
1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
1 Tablespoon (use as required)
1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2 Coat a wire rack with cooking spray and set on a baking sheet.
3 In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, wheat germ, salt, onion powder, sugar, red and black pepper, basil, oregano and garlic powder.
4 Place on the prepared wire rack on a baking sheet.
5 Coat chicken breasts with egg mixture and then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture.
6 Press to cover with crumbs and shake off excess.
7 Place breasts on wire rack.
8 Bake for 35 minutes without turning, or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 180 degrees.
Craving for crispy fried chicken but are on a diet? Watch this video to see how Dr. Gong makes delicious crispy and crunchy fried chicken...in the oven! You will hardly make out the difference. You can literally hear the crunch when you bite into the chicken leg! Serve the fried chicken with some tangy, spicy mango and avocado salsa instead of calorie dense mayonnaise dip. These chicken legs make such a great family meal. It's so easy and fun that even kids can help make it!