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BBQ Chicken Polenta with Fried Egg

 BBQ Chicken Polenta with Fried Egg
In college, BBQ chicken with polenta warmed me up before class. Now I cook it for brunch with friends and family. — Evan Janney, Los Angeles, California
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tube (1 pound) polenta, cut into 8 slices
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 4 eggs


  • In a small saucepan, combine chicken, barbecue sauce and cilantro;
  • heat through over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add
  • polenta; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  • Transfer to a serving plate; keep warm.
  • In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic;
  • cook and stir 1 minute. Break eggs, one at a time, into pan. Reduce
  • heat to low. Cook until desired doneness, turning after whites are
  • set, if desired. Serve over polenta with chicken mixture. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 367 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 265 mg cholesterol, 923 mg sodium,

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BBQ Chicken Polenta with Fried Egg (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Wine: Blush Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.