Crispy Herb Baked Chicken

Here's one of our "most requested" recipes. The Parmesan-potato mixture bakes up golden and crisp, sealing in the chicken's natural juices. It's as delicious as fried chicken--but with a lot less fuss.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2/3
cup mashed potato flakes
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons dried parsley flakes, if desired
3/4
to 1 teaspoon garlic salt
1
(3 to 3 1/2-lb.) cut-up frying chicken, skinned if desired
1/3
cup margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease, or line with foil and grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan or 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine potato flakes, Parmesan cheese, parsley flakes and garlic salt; mix well. Dip chicken pieces in margarine; roll in potato flake mixture to coat. Place in greased pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    41g
    41%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    6 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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