Air-Fryer Crispy Lemon Garlic Chicken

Aug 19 2021
Crispy chicken fans, we've got a whole new spin for you! These flavorful cutlets are so tasty, so versatile, and so easy to make in the air fryer (or oven, if you prefer). Serve them with side dishes, slice to top a salad, pop into sandwiches… SO many options.

Hungry Girl's Healthy Crispy Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

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1/2 of recipe: 252 calories, 6.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 522mg sodium, 7.5g carbs, <0.5g fiber, 1g sugars, 38 protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 3*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

1 lemon

1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

Two 5-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets

 

Seasonings:

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/8 tsp. lemon pepper seasoning

1/8 tsp. salt

Directions:

Zest 1 tsp. of the lemon peel into a wide bowl. Add panko, Parm, and seasonings. Mix well.

Squeeze the juice from the lemon into another wide bowl. Add egg whites/substitute, and mix well. One at a time, coat chicken cutlets in mixture, shake to remove the excess, and coat with seasoned panko.

Place chicken in an air fryer, and spray with nonstick spray. Set air fryer to 370°F (or the nearest degree). Cook for 18 minutes, or until cooked through and crispy.

MAKES 2 SERVINGS

Oven Alternative: Bake at 375°F until golden brown, 25–27 minutes, flipping halfway through.

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