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Lime Cumin Crusted Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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Lime Cumin Crusted Chicken with Avocado Salsa
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 4
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This fiber-crusted chicken is great topped with fresh avocado salsa.

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.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Serve with a side of black beans and rice.
  • tip 2
    Like things spicy? Use additional jalapeño chiles or another pepper of your choice.

Nutrition Information

260 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 34g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
500mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
1g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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