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Spicy Picnic Chicken

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  5 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Oven-"frying" the chicken seals in juiciness and crisps the coating of taco-seasoned breadcrumbs.

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Yvonne Biaggio
Sacramento, California

Ingredients

1
cup buttermilk
1
(1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
1
cup Progresso™ Parmesan Bread Crumbs
1/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1
to 2 teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
8
pieces bone-in chicken, skin removed if desired
3
tablespoons butter, melted

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. In shallow bowl, combine buttermilk and 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix; mix well. In another shallow bowl, combine remaining taco seasoning mix, bread crumbs, flour, salt and pepper; mix well.
  • 2 Dip chicken pieces in buttermilk mixture; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on sprayed broiler pan. Discard any remaining buttermilk and coating mixture. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 Drizzle chicken with butter. Bake at 400°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. In shallow bowl, combine buttermilk and 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix; mix well. In another shallow bowl, combine remaining taco seasoning mix, bread crumbs, flour, salt and pepper; mix well.
  • 2 Dip chicken pieces in buttermilk mixture; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on sprayed broiler pan. Discard any remaining buttermilk and coating mixture. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 Drizzle chicken with butter. Bake at 400°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
2990mg
125%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
37g
37%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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