Main Dishes

POPPY SEED CHICKEN AND RICE CASSEROLE

4
6
homemade cream of chicken soup {recipe below} or 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
6 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, boiled, drained, chopped
16oz plain greek yogurt
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups whole grain rice, cooked according to package directions
2 level tablespoons poppy seeds, divided
1 cup round butter crackers, crushed – Back to Nature makes a great version
2 tablespoons butter, melted

::homemade cream of chicken soup::
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup milk
dash of garlic powder – to taste
dash of onion powder – to taste
dash of thyme – to taste
salt and pepper as desired
1. Make the soup first! If you chose to go with cans skip to number 2. Melt the butter in a medium pot over low heat, whisk in the flour and cook until golden brown. Stir in your stock and milk. Season with...
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Nutritions

Calories
265

Sodium
190mg
7% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV