Baked Spicy Chicken

Baked Spicy Chicken

Crush tortilla chips and combine with zesty seasonings to create a crunchy coating for baked chicken.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

2
cups bite-size round tortilla chips, crushed (1 cup)
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
egg
2
tablespoons milk
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb), skin removed if desired
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In shallow bowl, mix crushed chips, oregano, paprika, thyme, seasoned salt, garlic powder and red pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat egg and milk.
  2. Coat chicken pieces lightly with egg mixture, then coat lightly with crumb mixture. Place in pan, skin sides up. Sprinkle with any remaining crumb mixture. Drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Bake uncovered 50 to 60 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and legs).
Makes 4 servings
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Kitchen Tip
If your family likes white meat, go ahead and substitute 4 chicken breast halves for the cut-up whole chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 290),
  • Total Fat 32g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 195mg;
  • Sodium 470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 43g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.