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This oven-fried chicken recipe honors the movie "Desk Set" where Katharine Hepburn plays a corporate reference librarian and Spencer Tracy an efficiency expert.  While falling in love, they discuss fried chicken recipes. In one scene, Tracy even cooks the dish for Hepburn.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 1998


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4 servings


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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish. Place buttermilk in a shallow dish. Dip chicken in buttermilk; dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Place chicken, breast sides up, in a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle margarine over chicken. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until done.

Nutrition Facts

295 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 9g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 3.2g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 44.1g; carbohydrates 6.6g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 115mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 486mg; calcium 88mg.