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Cornflake chicken

January 9, 2016

I decided to put this one up on my blog.. I’ve been making it what seems like forever, for awhile it was the only way my daughter would eat chicken (she’s since branched out) anytime I post this yummy chicken on my Instagram it gets lots of attention.. It really is quite simple..just grab some cornflakes, egg whites and chicken and your good to go! You can get creative too and use different dressings or honey mustard to coat your chicken with first but just be mindful of points.

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Cornflake chicken
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Serves: 1
 
4sp per 5oz 6pp per 5oz (Freestyle points for 5oz is just 1SP)
Ingredients
  • Boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • Cornflakes
  • Egg whites
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper (I like to give mine a little spray too, with cooking spray)
  2. Cut your chicken into strips
  3. Crush up your cornflakes, I like to do it the old fashioned way, in a bag and crush down with a heavy glass, then pour them out onto a plate.
  4. Dip your chicken pieces into the egg whites and then coat them in the cornflakes. ⅓ cup of crushed cornflakes will coat 6oz of raw chicken, making a 5oz (cooked)serving 1 freestyle SP or 4 smart points
  5. Bake in oven for approx 20-25 min, turning halfway..
  6. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce (points not incl)
  7. *Note-you can coat your chicken in some flour first, I just don't find it necessary..

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12 Comments

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    Reply Donna February 5, 2016 at 2:59 am

    They were so easy and very good! Thanks for the recipe!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 5, 2016 at 7:02 pm

      Your very welcome Donna, glad you enjoyed! 🙂

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    Reply Annie April 10, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    This is a really great recipe my family loves! Another delicious way to make it is to substitute the eggs for Dijon mustard– make it the exact same way just dip them in Dijon mustard before the corn flakes.. We had to change to this after my daughter was diagnosed with a severe egg allergy. I thought I’d share.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 11, 2016 at 1:04 pm

      Hi Annie, thank you, Yes I have heard others say they use mustard, I am not a mustard fan but sometimes use BBQ sauce.. That’s too bad about your daughter but at least it was caught before anything serious happened 🙂

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    Reply Olivia May 4, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    How many smart points are they! I wanna try them out

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 4, 2016 at 9:29 pm

      I’m pretty sure I listed the smart points, and it will depend on how much chicken you use

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    Reply Rachel Reber June 13, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    I LOVE this recipe. So tasty.

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      Reply Drizzle June 17, 2017 at 2:05 pm

      So glad you enjoy it 🙂

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    Reply Kelsey Kane August 22, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    Hi there, just to clarify, it is 1 smart point for 6 oz on freestyle? I found the points a little confusing. Can’t wait to try tonight, thanks!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 23, 2018 at 5:31 pm

      Yes, well depending how much cornflakes you use.. you don’t need much once crushed to cover 6oz

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    Reply Lisa Habel September 18, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    We use lite Ranch dressing before using the crumbs. Add in paprika, Italian seasoning, salt & pepper to the crumbs – it’s amazing!

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      Reply Drizzle September 20, 2018 at 11:50 am

      Sounds delicious!

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