Let’s just dive in! As you may know I’m originally from Texas! When you think Texas you think FOOD, good food, fried food, food guaranteed to clog your arteries LOL. I grew up eating the most wonderful BBQ, Tex Mex Mexican food, and of course the Mother of all wonders in the South, Chicken Fried Steak. I absolutely adore Chicken Fried Steak and it’s probably the only food I miss now that I eat healthy. I decided today that if Chicken Parm and lasagna can be made healthy so can Chicken Fried Steak, and it is GOOD!
-6 4oz pieces Skirt Steak
-1 c Soy Milk
-3/4 c Egg Whites
-3 c Panko Bread Crumbs
-1 tsp sea salt
-1 tsp black pepper
-2 tsp Parsley
-2 tsp Basil
In large bowl combine soy milk and egg whites whisking together until frothy. In separate bowl combine bread crumbs, salt, pepper, parsley, and basil-run your fingers through the mix to make sure all of the seasonings combine. Take each piece of steak and dip it into the egg/soy was, then dredge it lightly thru the breadcrumb seasoning mixture.
Once each piece is coated, spray large skillet with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and place steak into skillet allowing to cook and become golden on each side.
Once steak is cooked thru and golden, plate up and serve!
I enjoyed my piece with a mixed green salad with Balsamic drizzled on top!
Here’s the nutrional run down between MY Chicken Fried Steak and traditional Chicken Fried Steak.
-11.2 grams of fat
342 total intake
Traditional Chicken Fried Steak-
-37 grams of fat
603 total intake
That’s a difference 260.8 cals,fat,and carbs! While this certainly isn’t an everyday meal I think it’s a pretty good “cheat” meal or special occassion meal. And YES we all need to indulge every once in a while. Besides enjoying just 1 piece with a salad is a far cry from how I used to eat it. I used to eat 3 or 4 pieces, side of butter loaded mashed potatoes, crewam gravy over everything, and either butter rolls or cornbread. So I feel pretty good about my small comfort indulgence.
If you tuned into my afternoon post then you already know what came in the mail for me today!!! And if you didn’t here’s a peek!
Look what arrived care of my lovely friend The Gym Coach-AKA Samara!
YAY! This what we are currently giving away! Want your own goodie pack? Read on to learn more!
“Fit and Firm…in 4 Weeks!” is a 4 week workout program designed to help you tone muscles, reduce body fat, and improve heart and lung fitness. The 5 day a week workout series is designed in easy to follow, “take with you” cards, so you’ll know exactly what to do when you get to the gym. (An $18.95 value is yours FREE! )
A total body transformation is all yours in just 4 short weeks! Imagine a whole new body right there in that little box! You wanna win?!!!
1) Follow @thegymcoach on Twitter and tell her I sent you
3) Email or comment why this awesome set would be perfect for YOU
5) Sign up for the Girl Gone Healthy Express E Newsletter
Do ALL 5 and gain 5 entries! Contest runs from NOW until February 10th! That’s 2 weeks! So ENTER ENTER ENTER!!!!!!
Also, AWESOME Amazing Grass Valentine’s Day Sale! Save 20% on our Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars now through 2/8/10. Use Promo Code ‘chocolate10’ at checkout.
We’ve combined our best-selling and alkalizing Organic Green SuperFood drink powder with antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables to create a delicious and nutritious treat. Loaded with organic nuts and seeds and the best of all, a yummy chocolate coating. The Valentine’s Day Saving is on our Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Energy Bars.
Amazing Grass Organic Energy Bars are:
· Raw and Cold Processed
· Gluten Free
· Fair Trade
Not sold individually. Sold in 12-bar caddies. Click on the Amazing Grass banners to the right and get yours TODAY!
I’m going to sign off for now and try to get to bed early! Zumba in the morning!!! Have a great night and an even better tomorrow!!