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easy crispy italian chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I don't remember where I got this recipe or if I made it up, but I've been making it for years. It goes great w/ an antipasto salad.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For easy crispy italian chicken

  • 1
    1.5 oz envelope dry spaghetti sauce mix.
  • 1-1/3 c
    italian-style bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese, i use reduced-fat.
  • 1
    8 oz can italian-style tomato sauce
  • 8
    pieces chicken: legs, drumsticks, thighs, etc
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make easy crispy italian chicken

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400. Line a 9" x 13" pan w/ foil. Spray the foil w/ cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a shallow dish, combine dry spaghetti sauce mix, breadcrumbs and grated cheese. Place tomato sauce in another shallow dish.
  • 3
    Dip each chicken piece into tomato sauce, then coat fully w/ breadcrumb mix. Place chicken in pan. Drizzle chicken w/ oil. Bake 55 min, or until no longer pink inside.

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