Leah Chase's Oven-Fried Chicken

Leah Chase's Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe
Photo: Howard L. Puckett
For a spicier version, you can substitute red pepper for the white.


6 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 194
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 17.3 g
Carbohydrate 16.3 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Calcium 14 mg


1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 (3-pound) chicken, skinned and cut into 8 pieces
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon margarine, melted


Preheat oven to 400°.

Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken. Combine chicken, flour, garlic powder, paprika, and thyme in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal, and shake to coat chicken with flour mixture. Remove chicken from bag; discard flour mixture.

Place chicken on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle margarine over chicken. Bake at 400° for 50 minutes or until done.

July 1996
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