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Sweet ‘n’ Nutty Fried Chicken

I came up with this recipe when I wanted to try something a little different. Everyone liked the golden crunchy coating.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 cups Special K cereal
  • 1 cup honey crunch wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  • In a food processor, combine the cereal, wheat germ, soup mix and pepper; process until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Dip chicken in butter, then coat generously with cereal mixture.
  • Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until juices run clear.

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