Melt In Your Mouth Chicken

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Needing some inspiration on how to take some plain old chicken and make it a most delicious dish the whole family will love? Try the Melt In Your Mouth Chicken Recipe by Kristin at the food blog The Cookin' Chicks.This recipe is so quick and easy, yet full of flavor. The seasonings recommended in this chicken recipe are easy to find and use. However, the recipe is versatile enough that you can substitute your favorite herbs and seasonings. Once seasoned, pop it in the oven and let the oven do all the work. While it is cooking, whip up some side dishes for a balanced meal.

This chicken recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken breasts. But if you are on a budget, you can certainly use bone-in chicken. If it still has the skin you can cut much of it off yourself if trying to save calories or leave some on for a little extra flavor and crispy texture. Regardless of which type of chicken breast you use, it delivers lots of high-quality protein. Animal protein, like chicken, is called high quality because it has all the amino acids that humans need to make protein in their bodies. Protein in the diet is essential for humans. We need it to build and repair our body tissues such as muscles and organs and it is also used by our immune system. Another source of high-quality protein in this recipe is Greek yogurt. All yogurt has some protein, but Greek yogurt has the most!

Chicken also has lots of B vitamins and the mineral zinc. Like protein, zinc is also very important for your immune system. B vitamins have many functions in the body. Too many to list! However, one of the main functions of B vitamins in the body is to help your body’s cells produce energy to do their work of keeping you alive, healthy and active! This is a healthy recipe, especially if you choose the Greek yogurt for the dressing instead of the mayonnaise.

With this delicious baked chicken recipe, you can add any of your favorite side dishes for a complete meal. Check out The Cookin Chicks blog for some side dish recipe ideas that you can whip up to go with this chicken recipe. Kristin has an entire tab on her blog devoted to side dishes. Mix and match and have fun finding complementary dishes for this delicious chicken recipe. There are some great potato side dish recipes at The Cookin' Chicks blog, if you or anyone in your family is a “meat and potatoes” person. Kristin also has some yummy dessert recipes at her blog too if you like to end your meals with a little something sweet. Try this Melt In Your Mouth Chicken recipe tonight.

Nutrition Facts for: Melt In Your Mouth Chicken From The Cookin' Chicks
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 464, Calories from Fat 276, Total Fat 30.7g 47%, Saturated Fat 7.8g 39%, Cholesterol 107mg 36%, Sodium 1276mg 53%, Potassium 223mg 6%, Carbohydrates 15.5g 5%, Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%, Sugars 3.9g, Protein 32.3g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 22%, Iron 7%

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