Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I love fried chicken but I really don't like the mess I make when doing so. This oven-fried chicken is very good and very easy. Not to mention, I don't make as much of a mess in the kitchen. This reminds me of a certain chicken chains Original recipe because it isn't extra crispy.


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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CHICKEN

1
3 - 4 lb. chicken, cut into pieces
1 bottle
(16 oz) kraft zesty italian salad dressing
1 tsp
minced garlic
butter-flavored cooking spray

BREADING

1 c
self-rising flour
1/2 c
self-rising cornmeal
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic salt

Step-By-Step

1In a large, plastic zip-lock bag, mix salad dressing and garlic. Add chicken, seal the bag and turn it over seeveral times to coat the chicken. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight, turning occasionally.

2Heat the oven to 425 F. Spray a shallow baking sheet with the cooking spray.

3In another zip-lock bag, combine the breading ingredients and shake to combine well.

4Remove chicken pieces one at a time from marinade and place it into the breading bag. Coat the chicken piece with breading and shake off the access. Place the chicken, bone-side down, on the prepared baking sheet. Continue with all of the chicken pieces.

5Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the juice of the chicken is clear when cut into the thickest piece.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian