If you are a fan of Buffalo wings, or just hot sauce in general, you have to give this chicken a try. It couldn’t be easier, it’s low fat, and tremendously satisfying. This is one of those recipes that you can throw into the meal plan on short notice because the ingredients are easy to keep on hand. Just add some simple steamed veggies, maybe a salad, and dinner is ready in under 30 minutes. It’s a no-brainer recipe that you’ll love adding to your weeknight routine.
2-3 slices of bread, whole grain or gluten free
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1/3 cup Buffalo style hot sauce (such as Frank’s)
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper (for easier clean up). Set aside.
1. Place bread slices into the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times, until your left with medium-sized breadcrumbs. Place breadcrumbs on a plate.
2. Combine butter and hot sauce in a shallow bowl. Place bowl next to breadcrumbs.
3. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry with paper towels. Place one chicken breast into the hot sauce and turn to coat. Place chicken breast on top of breadcrumbs and gently press down. Turn over and repeat. Place chicken breast onto baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken breasts.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
Susan Schuman is a working mom with two small kids and a hungry husband. She writes Our Family Eats to share ideas for fun, wholesome meals that anyone can fit into their hectic schedule. You can connect with Susan on Twitter @ourfamilyeats.