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Breaded Chicken with Avocado Recipe

Breaded Chicken with Avocado Recipe

A tasty topping of sour cream, avocado and cheese adds richness to this crunchy coated chicken. To round out the meal, fix steamed broccoli and cubed red potatoes as shown in the photo at top right. Or prepare frozen stir-fry vegetables and warm up bakery breadsticks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 slices ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the cornmeal, cornstarch, garlic salt and cumin. In a shallow bowl, beat the egg and water. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; dip into egg mixture, then place in the bag and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat oil. Cook chicken for 4 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. Top with cheese and avocado; cover and cook until cheese is melted. Garnish with sour cream and onion. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 548 calories, 36 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 214 mg cholesterol, 713 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.