Crispy Oven Baked Chicken

Breaded Chicken

Forget fried chicken! Try this Crispy Oven Baked Chicken instead.

Total Time: 1 hr. 2 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 22 min.
Yield: 8 servings

3 Tbsp. hot pepper sauce (like Tabasco)
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 large eggs
8 (5-oz.) raw chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups whole-wheat Panko bread crumbs (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
½ tsp. ground black pepper

1. Combine hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and eggs in a shallow dish; mix well.
2. Add chicken; soak, turning once, for 30 minutes.
3. Preheat oven to 425° F.
4. Line baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with spray.
5. Combine bread crumbs and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to combine. Set aside.
6. Working with one piece at a time, lift chicken from egg mixture, letting excess drip back into bowl, and drop into bag containing bread crumb mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat; repeat with remaining chicken.
7. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, turning after 10 minutes; or until no longer pink in the middle and golden brown.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 238
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 130 mg
Sodium: 556 mg
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 33 g

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