Yummy Chicken

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This dish is loaded with calories and fat, so make sure your child takes his or her enzymes if pancreatic insufficient.

Prep time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 6 oz. mozzarella
  • 11/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. parsley flakes
  • 2/3 c. parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c. seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 c. vegetable oil

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F (176º C).
  2. Dip chicken in egg. Then dip chicken in the seasoned breadcrumbs and coat evenly.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat and brown chicken until it is no longer pink in the middle.
  4. Place chicken in a casserole dish and top each piece with 11/2 oz. of mozzarella cheese.
  5. Mix together heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes; pour over the chicken.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
805 calories
59 g protein
60 g fat
931 mg sodium
485 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve this with your favorite pasta dish. Don't forget to add some veggies to your meal!

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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