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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


2 whole chicken breasts, split, and skinned
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup oatmeal, uncooked
¾ teaspoon chili powder
¾ teaspoon Hungarian paprika (optional)
Cooking spray


  1. Heat oven to 425°. Spray cookie sheet with vegetable spray.
  2. Brush chicken breasts with olive oil.
  3. Place oats and spices in blender. Blend one minute, stopping occasionally to stir.
  4. Pour oat mixture into plastic freezer bag. Drop each breast one at a time into bag and coat well.
  5. Place chicken on cookie sheet sprayed with vegetable spray. Spray breasts lightly with vegetable spray.
  6. Bake 35-40 minutes or until juices run clear when pierced with fork.
Total time: 1 hour
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 72
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 30 g
Exchange 4 lean meats
Carbohydrate Units 0

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