Fake-and-Bake "Fried" Chicken

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3 stars
Photo: David Prince
Recipe from Real Simple


  • 1 3 1/2- to 4-pound chicken, cut up and skin removed
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cups instant potato flakes


Prep Time:
Other: 25 Minutes

  1. Heat oven to 450º F. Coat a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray. Lightly brush the chicken pieces with the dressing, then roll in the potato flakes. Arrange on the baking sheet and place in oven. Turn down oven to 350º F and bake 25 minutes or until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a fork.
Pilar Guzman, Fake It, Don't Make It,
October 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Calcium: 30mg
  • Calories: 648
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 165mg
  • Fat: 39g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 51mg
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 659mg