Yummy Chicken
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Yummy Chicken

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Get a grownup's help because it requires using the oven.

This dish is loaded with calories and fat, so make sure you take your enzymes if pancreatic insufficient.

Prep time: 45 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 ounces grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (176ºC).
  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 1½ oz. of mozzarella cheese.
  5. Mix together heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes; pour over the chicken.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 722 calories
  • 61g protein
  • 46g fat
  • 794mg sodium
  • 620mg calcium

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 chicken breast

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!