Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken

For a quicker version, substitute 3 cups chili-flavored corn chips for regular, and omit spices.

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 3 cups corn chips, finely crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 4 chicken legs, skinned
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise


  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish. Rub chicken with mayonnaise; dredge in corn chip mixture. Place in a 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan coated with cooking spray. Coat chicken with cooking spray.
  2. Bake at 400° on the lowest oven rack for 30 minutes (do not turn). Cover and bake 15 more minutes. Serve warm.
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