Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

Step-by-Step

  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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About Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

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



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