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3 Baked "Fried" Recipes

Looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite fried foods? You won't be able to tell the difference with these baked for fried recipes!

food

3 Baked "Fried" Recipes

Looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite fried foods? You won't be able to tell the difference with these baked for fried recipes!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chickpeas, cooked
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Salt
  • 3 tablespoons wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, add the chickpeas and process until a paste forms.
  3. Add the olive oil and process for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic, onion, parsley, mint, cumin and salt, and process for another 2 minutes.
  5. Spoon the mixture into a bowl and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  6. Mix in the flour and baking powder.
  7. Scoop spoonfuls of batter and shape into falafels. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • Wheat flour, for breading
  • 2 beaten eggs, for breading
  • Cornflakes, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 390 degrees.
  2. Add minced garlic, salt and paprika to a mortar and pestle and blend until a paste forms.
  3. Place chicken strips in a mixing bowl and add garlic paste. Stir until chicken is well coated.
  4. In a shallow dish, add the flour. In a separate shallow dish, add beaten eggs. In a third dish, add the cornflakes mixed with parsley.
  5. Dredge the chicken strips in the flour, then egg, then cornflakes.
  6. Place on a greased baking pan, and bake for 30 minutes. Serve with ketchup.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds pink potatoes, peeled
  • 4 cups ice water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 390 degrees.
  2. Cut potatoes into wedge fries. Place in a large mixing bowl and add water and vinegar. Allow to soak for 15 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a baking sheet and pat dry.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve with ketchup.