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Crispy Microwave Chicken

You really can get crispy results without frying! Try this basic recipe and get crispy chicken right out of the microwave. Serve it with a small baked sweet potato and a large salad or cooked vegetables.


  • 1 large chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 3 T cornflake crumbs
  • 1 T wheat germ
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary or coriander
  • Dash ground black pepper


Rinse and dry chicken thoroughly. Dip in milk. Mix cornflake crumbs with rosemary or coriander and pepper. Roll chicken in the seasoned crumbs. Place on microwave-safe roasting rack. Cover with paper towel. Microwave 4 to 6 minutes on High or until done.


Yield: 2 servings

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving:
Calories: 136
Total Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 60mg
Sodium: 269mg
Total Carbohydrates: 4g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Protein: 25g

Recipe Source: myOptumHealth

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