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Chili-Coated Chicken

chili-coated chicken Entree
Chili-Coated Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Enjoy dinner with this ready-in-30- minutes spicy chicken recipe made in a microwave using baking mix, cornmeal and chilies. MORE+ LESS-

Updated May 20, 2013

Ingredients

1/2
cup baking mix
2
tablespoons yellow cornmeal
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
8
chicken drumsticks, thighs or wings (about 2 pounds)

Steps

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  • 1
    Mix all ingredients except chicken in 2-quart resealable plastic food-storage bag.
  • 2
    Shake 2 pieces of chicken at a time in bag until coated. Arrange chicken, skin sides up and thickest parts to outside edge, in ungreased 9-inch microwavable pie plate.
  • 3
    Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on High 10 minutes. Turn pie plate 1/2 turn. Microwave 6 to 9 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

Expert Tips

  • Using all of the same kind of chicken pieces helps to cook the chicken evenly, which is especially important for microwave cooking. To check if it's fully cooked through, cut into the chicken with a sharp knife; the juices should be clear, not pink.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
85mg
Sodium
490mg
Total Carbohydrate
11g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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