Recipes starting with C

  • Complexity: easy


Chicken is an extremely nutritious and versatile food that is rich in iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc; 3 oz. have approximately 24 g of protein. If eaten skinless, it contains less than 2 g of fat. Many varieties of chicken come frozen, pre-breaded, pre-seasoned and ready to cook, which allows you to prepare a healthy meal without much fuss. Add a garden salad and brown rice for a well-rounded lunch or dinner.

Remove the pre-breaded chicken from the oven when it is finished cooking. Allow it to cool for two to three minutes before serving.

Cook in a Microwave Oven


Step 1

Arrange the desired amount of chicken onto a microwavable safe plate.


Step 2

Place the plate of chicken into your microwave and cook on high. Cooking time will depend on your particular microwave, however, guidelines to follow are one minute, 30 seconds to two minutes for one chicken fillet, two minutes to two minutes, 30 seconds for two chicken fillets and three minutes for three chicken fillets. The chicken should be completely thawed and hot all the way through when finished cooking.


Step 3

Remove the pre-breaded chicken from the microwave when finished cooking. Allow the chicken to cool for one to two minutes before serving.