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Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

Enjoy the crunch and tender flavor of everyone's favorite picnic chicken without the greasy mess. Dry cereal flakes are the secret time-saver.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups corn flakes cereal, crushed to 1 cup
2
egg whites
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3
to 3 1/2 lb cut-up whole chicken, skin removed

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray rack in broiler pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, place crushed cereal. In another shallow bowl, beat remaining ingredients except chicken with fork until well blended. Dip chicken pieces into egg white mixture; coat with cereal. Place on rack in broiler pan.
  • 3 Bake about 45 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of breast reads 170°F and in center of thighs, legs and wings reads 180°F.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray rack in broiler pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, place crushed cereal. In another shallow bowl, beat remaining ingredients except chicken with fork until well blended. Dip chicken pieces into egg white mixture; coat with cereal. Place on rack in broiler pan.
  • 3 Bake about 45 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of breast reads 170°F and in center of thighs, legs and wings reads 180°F.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For easy cleanup, coat the chicken with the corn flake mixture by shaking the egg white-dipped pieces in a large resealable food-storage plastic bag.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
50%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.