Low Calorie Crispy Chicken Fillet

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

This Low Calorie 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

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • ¼ cup Greek Yogurt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 chicken breast fillets (2 chicken breasts total) directions on how to fillet chicken above
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs or gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Homemade Seasoning Salt or store bought
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil spray

Low Calorie Crispy Chicken Fillet

Crispy Chicken Fillet Recipe

Healthy Crispy Chicken Fillet Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep: You can meal prep 2 ways. You can cook the healthy recipe completely then store for later, or add the ingredients to a bag, mix and add to the freezer for later.
Storage: Will hold in the fridge for 5 days and the freezer for a month.
Reheating: Reheat in the microwave for 1-3 minutes, or in a 350 degree oven until warmed through (about 20 minutes)

Low Calorie Crispy Chicken Fillet

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!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Marinate Time: 20 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 224 kcal



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.



Serving: 1filletCalories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 6.2gProtein: 23gFat: 4.7gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 1799mgPotassium: 427mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 0.9gCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword baked, chicken, fillets
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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