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Pecan Oven-Fried Fryer

 Pecan Oven-Fried Fryer
This recipe combines two Southern classics—chicken and pecans. Although this chicken is baked in the oven, the rich nutty mixture gives it a fabulous fried flair.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk baking mix
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine baking
  • mix, pecans, paprika, salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. Dip
  • chicken pieces in milk, then coat generously with pecan mixture.
  • Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until juices run clear.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (14 ounces) equals 1,020 calories, 73 g fat (26 g saturated fat), 226 mg cholesterol, 1,849 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 57 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.