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Lime Cumin-Crusted Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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This fiber-crusted chicken is great topped with fresh avocado salsa.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Chicken

3/4
cup Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1
tablespoon ground cumin
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup buttermilk
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)
Cooking spray

Salsa

1/2
medium tomato, seeded, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/2
medium avocado, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon chopped jalapeño chiles, if desired
1
teaspoon lime juice
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cookie sheet with sides with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or finely crush in food processor).
  • 3 In shallow bowl, mix cereal, cumin, lime peel and salt; set aside. Pour buttermilk into another shallow bowl. Dip chicken into buttermilk, then in cereal mixture, coating well; place on cookie sheet. Spray tops of chicken breasts with cooking spray.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 260
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Sodium 500mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Serve with a side of black beans and rice.

Like things spicy? Use additional jalapeño chiles or another pepper of your choice.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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