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Simple Baked Chicken Recipe

Simple Baked Chicken Recipe

I was surprised when my sister-in-law told me she used just three simple ingredients to bake this tender, flavorful chicken. The pretty, crispy coating seals in the juices to keep the chicken moist and delicious. —Susan Adair, Somerset, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 1 hour YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1-1/4 cups crushed cornflakes


  • 1. Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag or shallow glass container; add salad dressing. Seal or cover and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Drain and discard marinade.
  • 2. Coat chicken with cornflakes; place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

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Full-Bodied White Wine

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