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Baked Taco Chicken Recipe

Baked Taco Chicken Recipe

a batch of this lip-smacking chicken will spice up your next supper. The mildly seasoned chicken pieces could be pan-fried or deep-fried, but we like oven baking the best because it cuts down on fat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3 to 4 pounds each), cut up


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, taco seasoning and salt. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then place in bag and shake to coat.
  • 2. Place bone side down in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 185 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 423mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 16g protein.

Reviews for Baked Taco Chicken

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 58387
Reviewed May. 29, 2012

"This was delicious; well seasoned, crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. I would definitely make again."

fayep4 User ID: 4591024 99576
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2010

"Very good...make once a week....."

emily.gorton User ID: 4744954 134742
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"This is the best chicken i have ever made. I made it for my grandparents and they loved it. If you double coat it the chicken becomes so crispy and mosit."

LoriAnnSeethaler User ID: 4589370 102896
Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"This was super good I halved the recipe and used 1/2 cup of bread crumbs and used it like shake and bake. I didn't dredge in milk and egg I just shook my chicken legs in 1 pkg taco seasoning and 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs - it turned out awesome! Thanks for the inspiration :)"

slkbfowler User ID: 4798893 62114
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2010

"My family loved it!!!! I've made it twice so fare. :)"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.