Faux fried chicken


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
*PLUS Baking Time: 25 minutes
Faux fried chicken

Yvonne Duivenvoorden


  • 1 cup finely crushed croutons, cornflakes or taco chips

  • 1 tsp poultry or Italian seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with oil. In a shallow dish, stir croutons with poultry seasoning, thyme and salt. Lightly brush a chicken breast with oil, then coat with crumb mixture. Place on prepared sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken, oil and crumb mixture. Discard any remaining coating.

  • Bake chicken in centre of oven until coating is crisp and golden,from 25 to 30 min. Wonderful with roasted cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 277, Protein 33g, Carbohydrates 18g, Fat 7g, Fibre 1g.