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Crispy Chicken and Sauce Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

Crispy Chicken and Sauce served with healthful brown rice and asparagus. Sprinkled with Parmesan for the finishing touch.

Chicken breast meat for crispy chicken and sauce

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups organic long grain brown rice, uncooked
1 14-oz. can fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth, divided
6 Ritz crackers, finely crushed
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
4 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup chive and onion light cream cheese spread
3/4 pound (1 bunch) asparagus spears, trimmed, steamed

Recipe Directions

Cook rice as directed on package, using 1-1/4 cup of the broth and 1/2 cup water.

Meanwhile, mix cracker crumbs and Parmesan cheese on plate. Rinse chicken with cold water; shake off excess water. Dip chicken in cracker mixture, turning to coat.

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is golden brown and cooked through. Place chicken on serving plate. Set aside; keep warm.

Add remaining 1 /2 cup broth and cream cheese spread to same skillet. Cook on medium heat until mixture just comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Simmer three minutes or until sauce thickens. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve rice and asparagus with chicken.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 420; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 80mg; Carbohydrates: 41g; Protein: 36g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 520mg

Sugars: 3g

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