Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe
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Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe

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My siblings and I couldn't wait to sit down to supper when Mom was making this delicious chicken. The cornmeal in the coating gives each juicy golden piece a wonderful crunch. -Karen Wingate, Coldwater, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 430 calories, 25 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 785 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl combine the first six ingredients. Pour milk in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then roll in the cornmeal mixture.
  2. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 50-55 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Crispy Baked Chicken in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 430 calories, 25 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 785 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2014

"This is the only "fried" chicken I make. Super easy and taste great!!"

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Reviewed May. 16, 2013

"Everyone I have made this for can't believe it's baked not fried. My husband is picky and he loves it."

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2012

"I made this for dinner .. It was good and will make it again..."

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"My bf loved it; he says #1 spot on the list of faves!"

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2011

"I recently found the contest-winning recipe (from 1991 I believe) called "Sunday Fried Chicken," and that is the one I'll be using from now on."

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