Pilot News Recipe of the Day: Oat crusted chicken with salsa

Makes 4 Servings


3/4 Cup(s) prepared salsa
3/4 Cup(s) coarsely-chopped orange sections
2 Tablespoon(s) Canola Oil
1 Tablespoon(s) margarine, melted
2 Teaspoon(s) chili powder
1 Teaspoon(s) Garlic Powder
1 Teaspoon(s) ground cumin
3/4 Teaspoon(s) Salt
1-1/2 Cup(s) quick oats, uncooked
1 Egg, lightly beaten
1 Tablespoon(s) Water
4 boned and skinned chicken breast halves (about 5 to 6 ounces each)
Chopped cilantro (optional)


In small bowl, combine salsa and orange sections. Refrigerate, covered, until serving time.

Heat oven to 375°F. In flat, shallow dish, stir together oil, melted margarine, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin and salt. Add oats, stirring until evenly moistened.

In second flat, shallow dish, beat egg and water with fork until frothy. Dip chicken into combined egg and water, then coat completely in seasoned oats. Place chicken on foil-lined baking sheet. Pat any extra oat mixture onto top of chicken.

Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and oat coating is golden brown. Serve with Sunshine Salsa. Garnish with chopped cilantro, if desired.