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Cornflake Coating for Chicken

I always keep a bag of this mix on hand for an easy quick-fix supper. It makes the chicken crispy and so delicious! —Denise Elder, Hanover, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 9 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) onion soup mix
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each batch):
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)


  • In an airtight container, combine the first 8 ingredients. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 8 batches (about 4 cups total).
  • To prepare chicken: Place 1/2 cup coating in a shallow dish; coat chicken on both sides. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast: 216 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein.

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  • pcronk
    Sep 4, 2013

    I love having this versatile coating ready to go. It stays nice and crispy after baking. I mix up the taste by moistening the chicken in different flavors of salad dressing before coating with the crumbs (last night I used chipotle ranch dressing - Yum!)

  • kendrajean
    Jun 23, 2013

    Easy prep. and very well seasoned. A keeper

  • udyman
    Nov 7, 2009

    This was one of the best chicken coatings I have ever tried! Yum!