Mashed Potato Breaded Chicken

This is one of my new favorite recipes – Mashed potato breaded chicken (it works with fish too!)

This is an easy recipe and a very filling meal for someone who is trying to limit their carbohydrate intake in the evenings (like me because I leave for a family Hawaii vacation in 3 weeks)…


  • Organic Chicken tenders
  • Powdered Mashed Potatoes (I use the Trader Joe’s brand because its more natural than the variety at the grocery store – check the label and make sure there isn’t anything that you can’t pronounce before you serve it to your family)
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil


Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees.  Take the chicken tenders and dip them in olive oil and then roll them in a half a serving of powdered mashed potatoes.  Spray a pan with non-stick spray and place the chicken tenders in the pan.  Cook for 20-30 minutes or until its golden brown.

Trader Joe's Mashed Potatoes

Potato Flakes in a bowl

Extra Virgin Olive Oil on a plate

Breaded Chicken (raw)

Breaded Chicken (cooked and golden brown)

Use the other half of the powdered mashed potatoes to make a side dish for yourself or your family.  And you could always cook both packets because the box comes with 2 servings if 1/2 isn’t enough for your family.

Plated Meal - Mashed Potato Breaded Chicken and my version of Urth Salad

Recommended side dishes:

  • Mixed green salad (My version of the Urth Salad comes with organic mixed greens, chopped cucumbers, chopped carrots, hearts of palm, chopped bell peppers, pine nuts, goat cheese, and Trader Joe’s Fat Free Balsamic Vinaigrette)
  • Mashed potatoes

Note: this recipe was adapted from an idea that my Mom gave me, love you Mommy xoxo!

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