5 ways from 1: Crumbed chicken

Take 1 key ingredient, whip up 5 delicious meals using crumbed chicken.
Crumbed chicken

Contrary to popular belief, crumbing doesn’t always have to involve high-fat cooking. By keeping oil to a minimum and baking rather than frying the chicken, we’ve kept all 5 recipes lower in ProPoints values.

Chicken drumsticks and chips Chicken drumsticks and chips
We’ve made these drumsticks using polenta (corn meal) in place of breadcrumbs to reduce the fat, as polenta has a tendency to absorb less oil. We’ve served the drumsticks with homemade chips and a salad. .

Chicken nuggets Chicken nuggets
These tasty chicken bites are healthier than the kind you might buy ready-frozen - and they are easy to make. We’ve coated skinless chicken breast in a combination of polenta and paprika, then sprayed them with oil and baked them in a hot oven until golden brown.

Chicken schnitzel Chicken schnitzel
With a few minor adjustments, we’ve turned a high-fat schnitzel into a POINTS-friendly meal. The chicken is coated in a mixture of low-fat cottage cheese, onion and chilli, topped with lean ham and couscous, then oven-baked until tender.

Honey and mustard crusted chicken Honey and mustard crusted chicken
Crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, these chicken pieces have a unique twist – we’ve coated them in honey mustard dressing and cornflake crumbs.

Parmesan-crumbed chicken strips with salsa Parmesan-crumbed chicken strips with salsa
These delicious parmesan chicken strips are a fantastic party snack and a healthy substitute for deep-fried takeaway.