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Crunchy Onion Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Crunchy Onion Barbecue Chicken Recipe

“I threw this recipe together one night when I had two chicken breasts to use up. After adding french-fried onions and baked-on barbecue sauce, I was thrilled with how moist and tasty it turned out. My husband was, too!” Jane Holey - Clayton, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1-1/3 cups French-fried onions, crushed
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. Place barbecue sauce in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the onions, cheese and pepper. Dip both sides of chicken in barbecue sauce, then one side in onion mixture.
  • 2. Place chicken, crumb side up, on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 22-27 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 286 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.