Crispy Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe
One quick way to turn a restaurant salad into an unhealthy mess? Top it with deep-fried chicken. That’s why we say DIY in better-for-you fashion! This recipe -- inspired by one from Friendly’s -- features “faux-fried” chicken and the best honey mustard dressing we've ever made…
Entire recipe: 345 calories, 7g total fat (2.5g sat. fat), 786mg sodium, 25.5g carbs, 4g fiber, 13g sugars, 41.5g protein
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Cook: 20 minutes
2 tbsp. panko breadcrumbs
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
4 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced into strips
2 tbsp. liquid egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
3 cups roughly chopped romaine lettuce
1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2 hard-boiled egg whites, roughly chopped
2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
In a wide bowl, mix breadcrumbs with garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.
Place chicken in another wide bowl. Top with liquid egg whites/substitute, and flip to coat. One at a time, shake chicken strips to remove excess egg, and coat with seasoned breadcrumbs. Place on the baking sheet, and top with any remaining breadcrumbs.
Bake for 8 minutes. Flip chicken, and bake until slightly browned and crispy, about 8 more minutes.
Meanwhile, place lettuce on a large plate or in a large bowl, and top with tomatoes, hard-boiled egg whites, and cheese.
In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until uniform.
Add chicken to the plate/bowl and drizzle with dressing, or serve it on the side.
MAKES 1 SERVING
Air Fryer Alternative! Set air fryer to 392 degrees (or 400 degrees, depending on your air fryer). Cook chicken until golden brown and crispy, about 10 - 12 minutes, flipping halfway.
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