Parmesan Cornflake Chicken Recipe
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Parmesan Cornflake Chicken Recipe

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“This recipe is so delicious. I especially like it because you get that fried-chicken taste without the mess or lengthy frying time.” Claudia Ruiss - Massapequa, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2 to 3 pounds), cut up and skin removed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 404 calories, 25g fat (14g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 768mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 29g protein


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Place butter in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in butter, then roll in cornflake mixture.
  2. Arrange chicken on a rack in a foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan Cornflake Chicken in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p15

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2015

"I just made this and it is awesome! I love the little crunch from the cornflakes. I will definitely make it again."

Reviewed May. 21, 2015

"My family loves this. It is so packed with flavor. I love the addition of parmesan in this classic recipe."

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2013

"very good flavor!"

Reviewed Oct. 21, 2012

"I used a combination of thighs and drumsticks (what I had in the freezer) and instead of dipping in melted butter, I brushed the chicken with low-fat French salad dressing. Everyone enjoyed it."

Reviewed Oct. 16, 2012

"My husband and I liked it so much and it was so easy that I made it two nights later and sent it home with our daughter to share with her family."

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