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Mexican Fried Chicken

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  1. In a bowl combine sour cream, milk, chili peppers, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper
  2. Cut chicken breasts in half. Place chicken pieces in a bag and set in a shallow dish.
  3. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken, seal bag. Refrigerate overnight, turn bag occasionally.
  4. Place flour in a shallow dish.
  5. Remove chicken from sour cream mixture shaking off excess. Discard remaining sour cream mixture. Add chicken pieces to flour mixture, a few at a time, turning to coat.
  6. Add oil to a 12" inch heavy skillet to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2". Heat over medium high heat until hot, about 350° F (175° C). Reduce heat.
  7. Carefully add chicken to the skillet. Cook uncovered, over medium heat about 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170° F (75° C) for breast)), turning occasionally to brown evenly.
  8. Drain on paper towel.
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yummy and only 4 points!
05 Jul 07 by member: memauss
The number of carb's for one serving is to high for the Kimkins diet. The Flour is a big no no, along with the sour cream.
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25 Jul 07 by member: doubleb
How can this be only 4 WW points when the chicken is FRIED? I'll spray the pieces with PAM. and bake mine in the oven when I try his recipe.
30 Oct 07 by member: foffey
The recipe looks good but clearly they did not include the oil they fried it in in their nutrition or it would be much higher in calories and also more than 1.8g of fat. will have to try it baked instead.
06 May 10 by member: sherilyn70


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Nutrition summary:

There are 216 calories in 1 serving of Mexican Fried Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 8% fat, 34% carbs, 58% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 16
Calories 216
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.8g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.472g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.432g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.431g  
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 396mg 16%
Potassium 395mg  
Total Carbohydrate 17.94g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
  Sugars 0.62g  
Protein 30.2g  
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(216 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (34%)
Fat (8%)
Protein (58%)
Carbohydrates, 17.94g (34%) Fat, 1.8g (8%) Protein, 30.2g (58%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories