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Picnic Chicken Recipe

Picnic Chicken Recipe

Whether you're gathering for a picnic in the park or a get-together in the backyard, this pan-fried chicken is the perfect entree. It's moist inside, crispy outside...and goes from skillet to table in no time!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and seasonings. Place egg in another shallow bowl, dip chicken in egg, then in the crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, brown the chicken in oil and butter over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 303 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 123 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.