This Crunchy Lemon Chicken has less than 300 calories and a kick of paprika for a hint of spicy flavor.Add a citrusy zest to your chicken dinner tonight. And, enjoy the same big crunch as regular panko crumbs by using whole-wheat panko crumbs instead. You'll get added fiber and protein, too! Enjoy one chicken breast for just 279 calories!


Credit: Travis Rathbone

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Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half plus 2/3 cup relish)


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  • Preheat oven to 450ºF. Fit a wire rack into a rimmed baking sheet.

  • In a bowl, mix yogurt, parsley, garlic, lemon zest and juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Transfer half to a dish, add chicken and turn to coat. Set aside remaining yogurt mixture.

  • Combine panko, Parmesan and paprika. Dredge chicken in panko mixture. Transfer to rack in baking sheet. Mist chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  • Bake chicken until golden brown and cooked through, about 15 minutes. Stir cucumber and radishes into reserved yogurt mixture and serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

279 calories; fat 5.9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 33g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 80mg; iron 2mg; sodium 410mg; calcium 187mg.