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How to Make Fried Chicken Healthier (Page 2)

How to Make Fried Chicken Healthier

Pictured Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken

How to Make Fried Chicken Healthier

Can you do a better job of making your own version of a crispy “Bucket o’ Chicken” without leaving the house, without using a deep-fryer and without blowing your calorie allotment for half the day on only one meal? Yes! In fact, you can do it for only half the calories and just one-fifth the fat and sodium of the fast-food classic. Here’s how EatingWell’s healthier fried chicken compares against the Colonel’s:

Kentucky Fried Chicken “Extra-Crispy” (2 pieces)

EatingWell Oven-Fried Chicken (2 pieces)

490 calories

224 calories

34 grams fat

7 grams fat

1,140 mg sodium

237 mg sodium

Here are 5 tips to help you make healthier “fried” chicken at home:

Next: 1. Remove The Skin »


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