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Garlic Lover's Chicken Recipe
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Garlic Lover's Chicken Recipe

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The garlic and lemon are great together on this breaded chicken. I've served this several times for special-occasion dinners. —Janice Steinmetz, Somers, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with nonfat Parmesan cheese topping, fat-free milk and reduced-fat margarine and without salt) equals 234 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, parsley, salt if desired and pepper. Place milk in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then shake in the crumb mixture.
  2. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the butter, garlic and lemon juice; drizzle over the chicken. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Lover's Chicken in Quick Cooking September/October 1999, p57

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2016

"Tasty and easy to make"

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Reviewed Oct. 7, 2015

"Excellent recipe! Very moist and flavorful. I've made this a few times. The fresh garlic and parsley make it a complete success."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2015

"Chicken was very moist and delicious. Quick and easy to make."

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2015

"Finally, a chicken recipe my hubby likes!! It was delicious!! I halved the recipe for just the two of us, and I'll have the rest for lunches with my salad!"

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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2015

"Really good. Served this with Zucchini Parmesan - great combination and easy to make!"

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