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Taco Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

Looking for a new low-carb sensation? Sink your teeth into these moist chicken breasts from Peggy Campbell. Not only is the main course loaded with zesty flavor, but it comes together in minutes, making it the perfect way to spice up weeknight menus. "I sometimes spritz the chicken with refrigerated butter-flavored spray for extra flair," Peggy writes from Welch, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, taco seasoning, salt and pepper. Dip chicken in milk mixture, then roll in flour mixture.
  • 2. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 218 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 323mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Taco Oven-Fried Chicken

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euge1 User ID: 3773156 65604
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"good but not great"

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 149471
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"The chicken had good flavor. Since I only cook for two, I chopped up the leftover breasts for use in a chicken enchilada dish."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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