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Leah Chase's Oven-Fried Chicken

Photo: Howard L. Puckett
Yield 6 servings
For a spicier version, you can substitute red pepper for the white.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. 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.

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