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Mexicali Chicken Breasts

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Category: Mexican, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Chicken breasts, split
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/4 c Bottled taco sauce
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 c Fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 ts Chili powder
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 ts Garlic powder
  • 1 ts Dried whole oregano,
  • -crumbled
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine, melted
  • Shredded Iceburg lettuce
  • Shredded Longhorn or Cheddar
  • -cheese
  • Tomato wedges
  • Dairy sour cream


Remove skin from chicken breasts and wipe with damp paper towels. Beat eggs
in a pie plate or shallow bowl with a fork; beat in taco sauce and salt.
Combine bread crumbs, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and oregano in
second pie plate or dish. Dip chicken breasts in egg mixture, then into
crumb mixture to coat well. Arrange in a single layer in a large jelly-roll
pan; drizzle with melted butter. Bake in a 375 F oven for 35 minutes until
crisp and tender. To serve, pile shredded lettuce on a large serving
platter. Arrange the baked chicken on top. Garnish with shredded cheese,
tomato wedges and sour cream. Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature.

Makes 8 servings.

[Family Circle GREAT IDEAS Vol 12 No 4] Posted by Fred Peters.

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