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Healthy Baked Chicken with Steamed Broccoli

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  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 40 mins (15m prep + 25m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Boneless chicken cutlets and broccoli | Low fat

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. 2.In a shallow bowl, combine the whole wheat bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Dip each chicken cutlet into the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating.
  4. 4.Place the coated chicken cutlets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. 5.Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown.
  6. 6.While the chicken is baking, steam the broccoli florets until tender.
  7. 7.Serve the baked chicken with steamed broccoli and lemon wedges for squeezing over the chicken.
  8. 8.Enjoy your low-fat and healthy meal!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, marinate the chicken in a mixture of lemon juice, garlic, and herbs before baking.
  • chevron_rightYou can use a non-stick cooking spray instead of oil to reduce the fat content even further.
  • chevron_rightAdd some crushed red pepper flakes to the breadcrumb mixture if you like a little heat.
  • chevron_rightServe the chicken and broccoli with a side of quinoa or brown rice for a complete and balanced meal.