Every holiday families can't wait to dig into the Green Bean Casserole. It's not the beans they love; it's the French fried onions! This easy chicken recipe is another fabulous use for those tasty little crunchy onions.
Crunchy Oven-Baked Chicken
1 lb. boneless chicken breast
¼ cup Honey Mustard
1 1/3 cups canned French fried onions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. In a small plastic bag or bowl, crush French fried onions, set aside.
3. Coat chicken with mustard, then dip chicken into onions.
4. Place on lightly greased oven-safe dish. Bake for 20 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink in the center.
Health Benefits of Chicken
You've definitely heard before that chicken is exceptionally good for you. Many weight loss experts tout chicken as a fantastic diet food. Why? What's so great about chicken? Let's find out.
First, and arguably most notably, chicken is high in protein but low in fat. This combination makes it an ideal food for those trying to lose weight or gain muscle. Protein can help you feel fuller faster and longer, meaning you'll also be less likely to snack later on throughout the night.
Chicken is also nutritionally dense. It has high amounts of niacin, selenium, phosphorous, and vitamin B6. These nutrients are important for your body to function healthily. In particular, these nutrients help with brain health, fertility, and energy genesis.
With characteristics like these, it's no wonder why chicken is considered such a healthy option. Adding chicken to your diet each week will help keep your family healthy and strong. Make sure to bookmark this recipe so you can come back to it!