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Picnic Potato Chip Chicken

This crunchy chicken could always be found in the picnic basket Mom took to potlucks. For a little variety, try coating with barbecue-flavored potato chips.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 cups crushed ridged potato chips (any flavor)
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  • In a shallow bowl, combine potato chips and garlic powder. Dip chicken pieces in butter, then roll in potato chip mixture. Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with any remaining butter and coating.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts
10 ounce-weight: 858 calories, 62g fat (26g saturated fat), 215mg cholesterol, 613mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 52g protein.

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