Cornmeal and Herb Chicken Coating
Forget buying those shake-and-bake mixes when you can make this delicious one in no time at all. It is the tastiest chicken ever.—Vera A. Head, Cumming, Iowa
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MakesRecipe makes enough coating for three chickens, each 2-1/2 to 3 lbs
- 1 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons salt
- 1 tablespoon dried thyme
- 1 tablespoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon celery salt
- 1 teaspoon onion salt
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Combine all ingredients. To use, place 1 cup mixture in a plastic bag; shake chicken pieces until coated. Place on a baking pan and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Store unused mixture in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts5 tablespoons: 104 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 1552mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Cornmeal and Herb Chicken Coating in Country Woman September/October 1991
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