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Italian Chicken Tenderloins Recipe
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Italian Chicken Tenderloins Recipe

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My friend made this meal for my husband and I after our first child was born. I trimmed it down, and now it's low in fat and carbohydrates. When shopping for chicken tenderloins, remember that some companies label the product chicken tenders. -Beth Ann Stein of Richmond, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/8 teaspoons paprika, divided
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 pounds chicken tenderloins

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked chicken with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 163 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion and 1/8 teaspoon paprika in 1 teaspoon oil until tender. Stir in the water, tomato paste, bay leaf, bouillon and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, oregano and remaining paprika. Add chicken; seal bag and shake to coat.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook half of the chicken in 1 teaspoon oil for 2-3 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm; repeat with remaining chicken and oil. Discard bay leaf. Serve sauce with chicken. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tasty Italian Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2006, p21

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked chicken with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 163 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

Do you think it would be possible to make this in a crock pot?

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2012

Quick, easy and tasty! Different idea for chicken which is great when you are bored!

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Reviewed Jun. 10, 2012

This chicken was delicious. My kids didn't like the sauce but hubby loved it. I also made the noodles they recomend. This was a big hit.

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2012

This chicken turned out very good. I used tomato sauce and less water since I didn't have tomato paste. I will definitely make this one again - quick, easy, tasty. And it's just 4 points on Weight Watchers.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

This recipe is definitely one to make again (and again!). The chicken has so much flavor that you don't need the sauce, but they pair well together too. Easy to make, highly recommend!

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