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Baked Crunchy Chicken

I have fixed this dish many times for company, and everyone always asks for the recipe. The leftovers—if there are any—are very good heated up in the microwave. —Elva Jean Criswell, Charleston, Mississippi
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1 can (2.8 ounces) french-fried onions, crushed
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and milk. In another shallow bowl, combine the onions, cheese, bread crumbs, paprika, salt and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then roll in onion mixture.
  • Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, until juices run clear, 50-60 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 418 calories, 28g fat (11g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 423mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein.

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