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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 is loaded with calories and fat so don't forget to take your enzymes if you are pancreatic insufficient.

Prep time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 6-oz. boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 6 oz. mozzarella
  • 1½ c. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. parsley flakes
  • 2/3 c. parmesan cheese
  • ½ c. seasoned breadcrumbs
  • ¼ c. vegetable oil

Utensils:

  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • skillet
  • casserole dish
  • mixing bowl
  • mixing spoons

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°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.
  5. Top each piece of chicken with 1½ oz. of mozzarella cheese.
  6. Mix together heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes.
  7. Pour cream mixture over the chicken.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
772 calories
61 g protein
46 g fat
794 mg sodium
620 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, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012