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Golden Baked Chicken

This recipe makes a delicious crispy chicken without frying, and the paprika gives the chicken pieces a pleasant punch, plus pretty color. -Harriet Stichter Milford, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


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


  • In a shallow bowl, combine the potato flakes, cheese, parsley, paprika, garlic salt, onion powder and pepper. In another shallow bowl, add butter. Dip chicken into butter, then into potato flake mixture.
  • Place on two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 375° for 50-60 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 323 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 422mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.

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