Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 5 star values: 6

You would expect Southern fried chicken to be served with lots of calories and fat. Not our version, though--we baked the chicken instead of frying it, and we gave it a crisp, greaseless crust made from crushed cornflakes and chopped pecans.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 1997


Recipe Summary

8 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken; set aside. Combine honey, mustard, paprika, and garlic powder in a small bowl; stir well. Combine cornflakes and pecans in a shallow dish; stir well. Brush both sides of chicken with honey mixture; dredge in cornflake mixture.

  • Place chicken pieces on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat chicken with cooking spray, and bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until done.

Nutrition Facts

270 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 1.7g; mono fat 3.9g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 21.4g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 71mg; iron 2mg; sodium 416mg; calcium 15mg.