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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Hungry Girl Thursday - The Full Monty

Another super yummy recipe thanks to Hungry Girl! 

Stop by her site for more yummy recipes and awesome tips!

HG's Jumpin Jack Chicken with Mashies Platter

The Full Monty...

No time for chit-chat. We're making over an entire meal with a fraction of the fat & calories of the restaurant version. It's our Jumpin' Jack Chicken with Mashies Platter!


For Sides
3 oz. cubed red potato (1 - 2 small potatoes), not peeled
1 1/2 cups chopped cauliflower
1 1/2 tbsp. fat-free sour cream
1 tbsp. fat-free nondairy liquid creamer (like Coffee-mate's)
Dash salt, or more to taste
1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets
1 tsp. dry country-style/white gravy mix (like McCormick's)
Dash black pepper, or more to taste
Optional: reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping

For Chicken
1 strip center-cut or turkey bacon
6 oz. raw boneless skinless lean chicken breast, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
Dash each salt & black pepper, or more to taste
1 tbsp. BBQ sauce (about 45 calories per 2-tbsp. serving)
2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat cheddar & Monterey Jack cheese (or 4-cheese blend)
1 tbsp. diced tomato
1 tbsp. chopped scallions

In a covered microwave-safe bowl, nuke potatoes & cauliflower with 2 tbsp. water for 6 minutes, until very tender. Drain any excess water. Add sour cream, creamer, & salt. Mash well. If you like, add more salt. Cover to keep warm. Nuke broccoli in a covered microwave-safe bowl with 2 tbsp. water for 4 minutes, until thawed & hot. Drain excess water. Cover to keep warm.

Cook bacon per package directions (without added fat). Halve & set aside. Season chicken with salt & pepper. Bring a pan sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Cook chicken for 5 minutes per side, until cooked through. Turn heat off, but keep chicken in the pan on the stove. Top with BBQ sauce, bacon, & cheese. Cover and let cheese melt.

Combine dry gravy mix with 1/3 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl. Nuke for 2 minutes. Stir well. Nuke for 1 - 2 more minutes, until thickened. Season with pepper, stir well, and set aside. Plate mashies & veggies, reheating if needed. Spoon gravy over mashies. If you like, sprinkle veggies with Parm-style topping, salt, and/or pepper. Plate chicken, and top with tomatoes & scallions. Eat!

Serving Size: entire meal
Calories: 468
Fat: 8g
Sodium: 1,010mg
Carbs: 39g
Fiber: 9g
Sugars: 12.5g
Protein: 52g

POINTS® value 9*

HG Alternative! Worried the rest of that liquid creamer will expire before you use it all? Go for powdered creamer (prepared) instead -- it's got a longer shelf life. Yay!



Lothiriel said...

yumm!! that looks like something i want to try!!!

Regina said...

Thank you for the remake on this one. One I will try for sure.


BNM said...

yumm~ I love Hungry Girl.. I attempted the HG fried rice the other night (didnt turn out so well b/c i cant seem to follow directions) but practice makes perfect lol!!

Unknown said...

I could go for that dish!

Unknown said...

I love HG! That chicken look delish!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy SITS Sharefest Saturday!!! That looks amazing...I think I just found dinner tonight!!!


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