Rating: 4 stars
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

If you love fried chicken, try this recipe. Why it's better for you: One bite into these chicken breasts with a crunch courtesy of cornflakes and you won't even miss the grease!

Recipe by Southern Living September 2011


Recipe Summary

45 mins
20 mins
Makes 4 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Whisk egg whites just until foamy.

  • Place a wire rack coated with cooking spray in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Stir together cornflakes, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning.

  • Dredge chicken in flour, shaking off excess. Dip chicken in egg white, and dredge in cornflake mixture. Lightly coat chicken on each side with cooking spray; arrange chicken on wire rack.

  • Bake at 425° for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and done.

  • Try This Twist!

  • Chicken Parmigiana: Top each chicken breast with your favorite pasta sauce and shredded reduced-fat cheese. Bake 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

313 calories; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 27.3g; carbohydrates 39.7g; fiber 3.5g; cholesterol 50mg; iron 3.2mg; sodium 275mg; calcium 208mg.