Chicken Cakes with Creole Sauce

To make this chicken recipe lighter, we reduced the oil and butter in the original recipe, and light mayo was substituted for the full-fat version.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 123
Caloriesfromfat 48 %
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 12.4 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 33 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Calcium 55 mg

Ingredients

1/2 medium-size red bell pepper, diced
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, pressed
Vegetable cooking spray
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Creole mustard
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning

Preparation

Sauté first 3 ingredients in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Wipe skillet clean.

Stir together bell pepper mixture, chicken, and next 5 ingredients in a bowl. Shape chicken mixture into 8 (3 1/2-inch) patties. Cover and chill 15 minutes.

Cook patties, in 2 batches, in skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Serve immediately with Creole Sauce.

Calories (including 2 tablespoons Creole Sauce).

Original recipe (including Creole Sauce): Calories 474 (75% from fat); Fat 40g (sat 8g); Chol: 104mg.

Note:

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November 2002