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Spicy Picnic Chicken

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Spicy Picnic Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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Oven-"frying" the chicken seals in juiciness and crisps the coating of taco-seasoned breadcrumbs.
Updated May 23, 2008
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
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
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

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.

Nutrition Information

430 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 37g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
2990mg
125%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
37g
% 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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