Picnic Chicken

Packed with protein, this healthy meal is perfect for a filling snack, family dinner, or picnic!


  • 3 1/2 pounds raw chicken pieces
  • 2 1/2 cups corn flakes or bran flakes cereal, finely crushed
  • 20 whole-grain crackers, finely crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped (1 teaspoon minced or 1/2 teaspoon powder)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Nonstick spray


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. Spray a baking sheet (any size) with nonstick spray.
  4. Remove skin and visible fat from chicken. Cut chicken into strips or chunks.
  5. In a bowl, combine egg whites, yogurt, mustard, and salt.
  6. In a shallow bowl, combine cereal and cracker crumbs, cayenne, and garlic.
  7. Dip chicken pieces into the yogurt mixture to coat. Then dip into the cracker mixture and pack crumbs onto each piece of chicken.
  8. Arrange pieces on baking sheet coated with nonstick spray.
  9. Bake at 375°F for 50 minutes until the internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°. Larger pieces make take longer.

Makes 14 servings

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