Five Fried Foods Are Better Baked

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Frying food adds extra calories and fat. Cancer-causing compounds are also created when food is heated at higher temperatures. Fortunately, food is healthier when it is baked. Many people also find that baked food tastes better. Below is a list of some of the fried foods you can bake:

Potatoes

Potatoes are low in calories when they are not prepared with oil, cream and butter. You can make delicious potatoes by adding garlic, herbs and sea salt. You will need to chop the potatoes into small pieces, season them and then bake them in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 to 40 minutes.

Chicken Cutlets

Fried chicken typically has hundred of calories. You can cut the fat and calorie content by using a method called dry frying. You will need to coat the chicken with egg white and Panko. Panko is a type of Japanese bread crumb. You will need to cook the chicken for six to eight minutes on each side until it is golden brown.

Eggplant

Eggplant is low in calories unless it is fried. You can make tasty and healthy eggplant by seasoning it with Panko and egg whites. You should also spray the eggplant with a healthy oil, such as canola oil. Bake it in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.

Fish

Fish is very healthy, but frying it will negate the potential health benefits. Fish like cod and catfish can typically cook very quickly. You can season the fish with Panko, a little oil and then cook it for 10 to 12 minutes in the oven. You can also season the fish and grill it.

Cheese Sticks

Dipping cheese in hot oil just adds fat and calories. If you want to make healthier cheese sticks, you can dip firm coat cheese in egg whites and roll it in Panko. You can also use mozzarella cheese. Bake the cheese sticks at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for five minutes.

You can prepare tasty food without frying. Cheese sticks, eggplant, chicken, fish and potatoes are examples of foods that taste great baked. If you enjoyed reading this, you can follow us for great articles.

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