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Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Recipe

Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Recipe

This is a delicious way to fix chicken that has all the flavor without all the calories. The cornflake coating is dressed up with a pleasant mixture of herbs and seasonings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fat-free French salad dressing
  • 6 bone-in chicken breast halves (8 ounces each), skin removed

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In another shallow bowl, combine the lemon juice and salad dressing. Dip chicken in lemon juice mixture, then coat with cornflake mixture. Arrange chicken on a rack in a foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 40-50 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 chicken breast) equals 288 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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