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Crispy Baked Chicken

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 45 mins
Yield 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 2 cups plain dried bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (4 lb.) chicken, cut in eighths (backbone reserved for another use)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 1
  • fat 71 g
  • satfat 19 g
  • protein 78 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 349 mg
  • sodium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange rack in upper third of oven. Preheat oven to 425°F.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together soup, milk and pesto. Combine bread crumbs, oregano, salt and pepper in another bowl. Dip chicken pieces in soup mixture and then roll in crumbs, coating well. Place chicken skin side up on a large, shallow baking sheet.

  3. Roast chicken in the upper third of oven until golden and crisp on top and cooked through, about 45 minutes.