25 Quick and Healthy 4-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes

When you’re short on time and low on energy, the answer doesn’t have to be your local drive-through or corner mart. These quick and healthy breakfast recipes guarantee an all-star meal in just a few minutes flat. And before you say you’re out of X, Y and Z, get this: Each of these a.m. creations requires just four ingredients apiece. From nutritious green smoothies to fiber-packed frittatas, there’s something for every craving in the infographic below. Want something sweet? How about a breakfast banana split? More the savory type? Whip up a turkey bacon egg bake. When the alarm sounds, you’ll feel good about hitting the kitchen — and making home-cooked breakfasts your new healthy habit. So pull out that blender, plug in that toaster, or heat up the griddle. The choice is yours!

25 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipes

25 Quick and Healthy 4-Ingredient Breakfasts

Cracker Barrel Green Chili Jack Chicken

 

Cracker Barrel Green Chili Jack Chicken

Cracker Barrel Green Chili Jack Chicken

Cracker Barrel Green Chili Jack Chicken

Ingredients
1 lb chicken strips
1 teaspoon chili powder
4 ounces green chilies
1 cup monterey jack cheese
1/4 cup salsa

Instructions
1 Spray a medium size frypan with cooking spray.
2 Sprinkle chili powder over chicken.
3 Cook chicken strips until no longer pink.
4 Turn stove top on low and add green chilis on top of chicken.
5 Cook until chilis are warmed.
6 Add cheese and cook until melted on top of chilis.
7 Put on a dish and serve with salsa on the side.

Southern Fried Chicken

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One of my favourites. Simple recipe for a great southern fried chidken. LOVE IT!

chicken, legs, thighs, breasts
1 cup milk
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
Salt
Pepper
Poultry seasoning…
2 Tbsp Shortening
2 Tbsp butter

Preheat cast iron skillet or fry pan to 350 degrees F (medium) and melt shortening and butter to coat bottom of pan well.

Mix together milk and eggs in a bowl. Place flour and baking powder in a pie place, toss to mix well.

Dip chicken in milk mixture then coat chicken with flour mixture; put in hot fat. Cover and cook for about 8 minutes. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and poultry seasons over chicken….turn chicken, cook 10 minutes. Turn heat down to 300 degrees F (medium low). Turn chicken and cook for 10 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden brown. Remove to plate with paper towel to rest. Serve.

Variation:
Coat chicken in fine bread crumbs in place of flour and baking powder mixture.
Add more spices if desired.