Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Chicken Kiev

Moist, tasty chicken encased in a crunchy coating.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: August 07, 2009

Suggestions: * Recommended to serve with White Wine Sauce (see recipe link below).

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

    2 whole boneless chicken breasts (approx. 16 oz), skinned
    1 slice whole wheat bread, crumbed
    1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
    2 Tbsp chopped parsley
    1 egg yolk **
    1 pinch salt
    1 egg white **
    1 Tbsp water
    1 cup toasted bread crumbs
    1 Tbsp canola or olive oil

Directions:

    CHICKEN: Remove excess skin and fat from chicken breasts.

    Divide chicken and cut to give 4 equal pieces. Butterfly chicken by cutting a deep slit in the side of each, opening out and flattening with a mallet.

    STUFFING: Mix together 1 slice of bread, onion, parsley, egg yolk and salt;and divide into 4 parts.

    Place quarter of the mixture on the bottom half of each piece of chicken. Fold down the top to form a pocket.

    Beat egg white and water together. Coat each chicken pocket with egg white mixture then dried bread crumbs. In frying pan, shallow fry in oil, about 10 minutes on each side.

Microwave Directions:

    Prepare chicken as directed in standard recipe.

    Heat microwave browning dish on HIGH, add oil, reheat then brown chicken breasts.

    Reduce heat to MEDIUM HIGH and cook for 6 minutes on each side.

Variations:

    * Serve with White Wine Sauce and vegetables.

    ** To reduce cholesterol: Use 2 tablespoons of yolk-free egg substitute to mix the stuffing and coat the chicken.

    If desired, prior to cooking the chicken, add spinach to the bread crumb mixture.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:313 cals
Kilojoules:1,309 kJ
Fat:8.0 g
Carbohydrates:26.0 g
Protein:33.0 g
Cholesterol:112.0 mg
Sodium:447 mg
Saturated Fat:1.3 g
Fiber:2.2 g
Calcium:79.0 mg
Total Sugars:3.1 g

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