Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe {HEALTHY + EASY}

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

This Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe is healthy and over the top flavorful!

Along with the recipe for crispy chicken breast fillets, you’ll also find a “How to Fillet Chicken Breasts” guide!

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

These baked chicken breast fillets have a very KFC flavor, without all the calories and unhealthy fats!

Plus, we’ve supplied you with our homemade secret spice blend to really pump up the flavor.

This Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe is just 224 calories, and has 23g of protein!

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make crunchy chicken breast fillet recipes easily.

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From a shopping list, to a how to fillet chicken breast guide. You’ll also find a printable recipe card, nutrition label, and so much more in the sections below.

To make these crispy chicken fillet recipes easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Crunchy Chicken Fillet Recipes (shopping list!)
  • How to Cook Chicken Breast Fillets
  • Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Baked Chicken Fillets

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Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin these healthy recipes for chicken breast fillets to Pinterest so it is safely stored for you.

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Ingredients for Crunchy Chicken Fillet Recipes

If you can’t find chicken fillets, you can easily fillet your own chicken breasts!

So pick up what you can find, then follow the how to fillet a chicken breast guide below in the “how to” section.

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

Shopping List for Crispy Fillet Chicken Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of chicken breast fillet oven dinners you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this easy fillet chicken recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

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How to Cook Chicken Breast Fillets

Before we get to the marinating, prepping, and baking of our filleted chicken breast recipes. We wanted to review how to fillet chicken breasts.

This filleting chicken guide is simple and easy. Just read all the way through so you know what it needs to look like in the end, before you start.

How to Fillet Chicken Breasts:

  1. Place a chicken breast (cut side down) on a plastic cutting board.
  2. Place your hand atop the chicken breast and very carefully, use a small sharp knife to cut through the center of the breast to the other side.
  3. BE VERY CAREFUL… keep those fingers up and away from the blade!
  4. You have properly filleted a chicken breast if you have two large, thin slices of chicken.

How to Make Crunchy Chicken Breast Fillets in Oven:

Marinate the Chicken Fillets:

  1. Add the Greek Yogurt and water to a gallon freezer bag or large bowl.
  2. Mix well until very thin, then add in the chicken breast fillets and cover or close.
  3. Marinate for 20 minutes to 2 hours in the fridge.

Prep the Chicken Fillets:

  1. To a shallow bowl or pie pan, add the egg and whisk well.
  2. To a separate shallow bowl or pie pan, combine the breadcrumbs, paprika, onion powder, seasoning salt, and pepper. Mix together.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  4. One at a time, remove the chicken fillets out of the marinade. Gently shake off any excess marinade.
  5. Add to the egg and coat well, shake off any excess.
  6. Add the chicken fillet to the breadcrumb mixture and coat completely with breadcrumbs. Gently shake off any excess.
  7. Move to the prepared baking sheet and continue with the next chicken fillet until they are all prepped.
  8. Finally, spray with olive oil.

Bake the Chicken Filets:

  1. To an oven preheated to 425 degrees, add the prepared chicken strips.
  2. Bake for 8 minutes, then remove from the oven, flip, spray with olive oil.
  3. Add the chicken fillets back to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and serve hot, or cool for meal prep.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

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Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

These fillet chicken breast recipes are easy and yummy. And just incase you could not find fillet chicken at the store, we provided directions on how to fillet chicken breasts above.

Be sure to see below for more low calorie, extra healthy chicken recipes for dinner… Keep Scrolling!

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

Baked Crispy Chicken Breast Fillets

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These healthy chicken fillets are just 224 calories!
You can easily make these baked chicken fillets gluten-free by using gluten-free breadcrumbs. And you can cut the carbs by using Keto breadcrumbs (see below).
Special Tip: To get a dark coating on the chicken fillets, use whole wheat bread crumbs!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Marinate Time: 20 mins
Total Time 48 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 224 kcal

Equipment

  • Parchment paper
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

Marinate the Chicken Fillets:

  • Add the Greek Yogurt and water to a gallon freezer bag or large bowl.
  • Mix well until very thin, then add in the chicken breast fillets and cover.
  • Marinate for 20 minutes to 2 hours in the fridge.

Prep the Chicken Fillets:

  • To a shallow bowl or pie pan, add the egg and whisk well.
  • To a separate shallow bowl or pie pan, combine the breadcrumbs, paprika, onion powder, seasoning salt, and pepper. Mix together.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • One at a time, remove the chicken fillets out of the marinade. Gently shake off any excess marinade.
  • Add to the egg and coat well, shake off any excess.
  • Add the chicken fillet to the breadcrumb mixture and coat completely with breadcrumbs. Gently shake off any excess.
  • Move to the prepared baking sheet and continue with the next chicken fillet until they are all prepped.
  • Finally, spray with olive oil.

Bake the Chicken Filets:

  • To an oven preheated to 425 degrees, add the prepared chicken strips.
  • Bake for 8 minutes, then remove from the oven, flip, spray with olive oil.
  • Add the chicken fillets back to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve hot, or cool for meal prep.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1filletCalories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 6.2gProtein: 23gFat: 4.7gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 1799mgPotassium: 427mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 0.9gCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
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