Spicy Picnic Chicken

Oven-"frying" the chicken seals in juiciness and crisps the coating of taco-seasoned breadcrumbs.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

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
  • 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
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    2990mg
    2990%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    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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