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Nutty Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

Nutty Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

The pecans that give this dish its unique nutty flavor are plentiful in the South, and so is chicken. I love to make and serve this easy dish because the chicken comes out moist, tasty and crispy. —Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Place milk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the baking mix, pecans and seasonings. Dip chicken pieces in milk, then coat generously with pecan mixture.
  • 2. Place in a lightly greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until chicken is golden brown and crispy and juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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