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Cornflake And Wheat Germ Crusted Oven-Fried Chicken - Part 1

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Think you can't eat crisy chicken, then think again, Dr. Victor Gong shows you a great recipe for healthy oven fried chicken. Yes, that's right, fried chicken. Join Dr. Gong as he shows you on his morning cooking show 'Good Morning Delmarva' how to cook this delicious recipe. Plus, join him on WMDT 47 News ABC.
Ingredients
  Chicken breast 4 Medium, skinless, boneless and cut into halves
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 2 Medium, beaten with 4 tsp of milk
  Cooking spray 1 Tablespoon (use as required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2 Coat a wire rack with cooking spray and set on a baking sheet.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
9 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Think you can't eat crispy fried chicken because you are on a low-fat diet? Think again! Who said healthy eating means giving up on your favorite foods? All you need to do is tweak the recipe by removing what is not good for you and substituting it with what's good. 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. These chicken legs make such a great family meal. It's so easy and fun that even kids can help make it!

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Ginger.Rose's picture
Hey! I made this Oven Fried Chicken and its worth repeating :)This is the best oven-fried chicken recipe ever. The chicken turns out perfect - the skin is crispy and the meat is very moist and tender - yummy!