oven-fried italian chicken

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Jeanne Benavidez
from Odessa, TX

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.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For oven-fried italian chicken

  • 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
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How To Make oven-fried italian chicken

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    Heat the oven to 425 F. Spray a shallow baking sheet with the cooking spray.
  • 3
    In another zip-lock bag, combine the breading ingredients and shake to combine well.
  • 4
    Remove 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.
  • 5
    Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the juice of the chicken is clear when cut into the thickest piece.

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