Moist Garlic Chicken


Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs

1/4 cup cheddar cheese, finely shredded

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Dash pepper

6 (1 1/2 pounds) boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Instructions: In a shallow bowl, combine butter, garlic, garlic powder and slat if desired. In another bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheeses and pepper. Dip chicken in butter mixture, then coat with crumb mixture. Place in a 13x9x2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. cover and bake at 350* for 45-50 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with reduced-fat margarine and light cheddar cheese and without salt) equals 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch; also, 259 calories, 483 mg sodium, 78 mg cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 31 gm protein, 11 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: