Crispy Potato Chicken Recipe

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Crispy Potato Chicken Recipe
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Crispy Potato Chicken Recipe

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We think this savory chicken tastes just as good cold as it does hot. It's perfect for a family dinner at home or to take along on a picnic. The potato-flake coating covers the poultry pieces evenly and bakes to a beautiful golden brown. -Dorothy Bateman, Carver, Massachusetts
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add chicken in two batches; shake to coat. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with potato flakes. Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; add chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken; bake 30 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Crispy Potato Chicken in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p31

Nutritional Facts

2 pieces: 768 calories, 50g fat (22g saturated fat), 322mg cholesterol, 1512mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 55g protein.

  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add chicken in two batches; shake to coat. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with potato flakes. Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; add chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken; bake 30 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Crispy Potato Chicken in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p31

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 268486
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2017

"This recipe is easy to fix with great results!!"

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 226404
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"This is my favorite baked chicken recipe. It has been a family staple for years. In fact, it may have been the 1st TOH recipe I ever made."

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terilee User ID: 3137818 28612
Reviewed Feb. 29, 2012

"I tried this today... my family loved it. I used half butter and half extra virgin olive oil. Next time I will cut this back some. It was a little too greasy. Great recipe, though. I will definitely make it again."

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AdriaD User ID: 1688988 28529
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"Hands down, this is a favorite recipe. I've been making it for years and we enjoy it hot, or cold. I especially like making it to take on our 4th of July picnic! I do use skinless breasts as I'm not a skin fan and it works just as well."

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linda63 User ID: 1357073 28611
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2008

"This sounds heavenly!  I purchase a similar dish: Cod with crusted Cheddar cheese, mashed potatoes and chives.  I eat that main course nearly everyday for lunch.  But I love chicken equally.  I can't believe I never thought of substituting chicken instead of cod.  I would however, use boneless chicken tenders or breast for the recipe.  But I'll definitely try it out soon!  Thank you for the recipe. I too love cod / chicken cold.  Delicious!"

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