Herbed Chicken Coating Mix
"Our whole family loves this coated chicken," says Carolyn Romkes of Caledonia, Ontario. "It tastes great with mashed potatoes, fresh beans and carrots. I make it especially often when those vegetables are in season."
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 8 teaspoons dried basil
- 8 teaspoons dried thyme
- 4 teaspoons each salt, dried oregano, dried parsley flakes, paprika and curry powder
- 2 teaspoons pepper
- ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS(for each batch):
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 pounds)
- In a small bowl, combine the flour and seasonings. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
- Yield: 2 batches (2-1/2 cups total).
- To prepare chicken: Place 1-1/4 cups coating mix in a large resealable plastic bag. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and butter. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then place in bag; seal and shake to coat.
- Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 346 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 136mg cholesterol, 964mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.
Originally published as Herbed Chicken Coating Mix in Quick Cooking September/October 2004