Baked Crusty Chicken

Baked Crusty Chicken
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 45 mins Broil 5 mins to 8 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut into 8 serving pieces

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine bread crumbs, flour, parsley, basil, salt, paprika and pepper in small brown paper bag; seal and shake to mix.

3. Combine lemon juice, butter and oil in a large bowl. Add the chicken, turning the pieces to coat. Working with a few pieces at a time, shake the chicken in crumb mixture in the bag to coat evenly; place the pieces on 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.

4. Bake in 350 degree F for 45 minutes or until the chicken meat is no longer pink near bone.

5. Increase the oven heat to broil. Adjust the oven rack 4 to 6 inches from the source of heat. Broil chicken until lightly golden, 5 to 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 392, Fat, total (g): 23, chol. (mg): 98, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 14, pro. (g): 30, sodium (mg): 326, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.