Healthy Chicken Dishes for Kids
You can prepare a variety of healthy chicken dishes at home and serve them as a part of lunch, mid day snacks or even during dinner. Children are quite fussy about food, but chicken has always been their favorite. Normally when you fry or add too much of butter to the dish to make it tasty it becomes rich in fat content. Here are some interesting dishes made of chicken that have low fat content and are quite appetizing too.
Crispy Chicken Finger:
Healthful yet lip smacking plate prepared from boneless chicken pieces, low-fat buttermilk, whole grain corn cereal, black pepper and honey mustard sauce. You may also use cornflakes in place of whole grain corn cereal. Low-fat buttermilk, gives a savory taste to the dish and it also helps in improving the general immunity of your kids.
Walnut-Crusted Chicken Cutlets:
Chicken pieces are mixed together with egg, toasted walnuts, fresh parsley, cayenne red pepper, bread crumb and Dijon mustard in easy healthy chicken dishes before it is baked and served hot. Butter is replaced with cooking spray in the dish, moreover presence of Dijon mustard provides a fine aroma to the dish and it reduces the symptom of asthma.
Chicken and Rice Casserole:
Delicious and filling chicken dish where chicken pieces are cooked along with rice, cheese, evaporated milk, egg, red onion, fresh cilantro and butter. You may also margarine in place of butter.
Chicken Noodles Soup:
Sumptuous soup of onions, celery, fresh tarragon leaves, parsley garlic, chicken broth and lemon juice make kids mouth water. The soup is very healthy and you can prepare it in minutes at home and serve it whenever you are in a hurry and find your kids shouting of food.
Healthy Chicken sandwich:
Healthy sandwich that can keep your kids away from junk; all you need to prepare the dish is chicken pieces, onions, lemon pepper, tomatoes, lettuce and mayonnaise. Lettuce used in the sandwich contains several health building values which include vitamins C and mineral salt.
Chicken and Tomato Tortellini:
Chicken pieces, olives, Italian seasoning, cheese tortellini, tomatoes, basil, garlic and oregano are mixed together and baked in oven before they are served hot. Use of basil and oregano makes the dish very healthy for kids. Oregano is famous for its strong antiviral and antibacterial property, whereas basil stimulates immunity.
These healthy chicken dishes are sure to bring a variety in your everyday menu – not to mention the accolades you will get.