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Oven Fried Rice Krispies Chicken with Andouille Sausage

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Oven Fried Rice Krispies Chicken with Andouille SausageThe winning recipes in Good Morning America’s 1999 Cut the Calories Cook-Off comes from Sandy Greene in Wayne, Pennsylvania. This recipe was named number one by noted chef-judges Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck. We love it in our Mid-Century Home!

Ingredients

8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (or 6 skinless thighs and 4 breast halves)
4 cups Rice Krispies
2 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons granulated garlic
2 tablespoons paprika
3/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated
salt and pepper
2 eggs
6 oz. andouille sausage, chopped
1 cup fat free plain yoghurt
chopped parsley
1 teaspoon cumin

Directions

1. Sauté andouille sausage and drain on paper towels to remove excess fat. Roughly crush Rice Krispies in plastic bag with rolling pin.

2. Put Rice Krispies in large flat bowl and add cumin, garlic, paprika, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Stir in parmesan cheese and cooled andouille sausage.

3.In another flat dish, beat the eggs. Dip chicken in eggs, then in dry mixture, pressing to coat. Put chicken on baking sheet that has been sprayed with Pam. Bake in 350° F oven for 30 minutes. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and grape tomatoes.

Sauce: Add 1 teaspoon cumin and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley to 1 cup fat free yoghurt. Serve sauce on the side.

Makes four servings.

Nutritional data per serving: Calories, 643; protein, 78 grams; carbohydrates, 30 grams; fat, 22 grams; cholesterol, 289 milligrams; sodium, 1,161 milligrams.

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