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Shake-in-the-Bag Chicken

Total Time
50 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Remember those commercials for that oven-fried-chicken coating mix, so common in the seventies? Our version has less sodium and fresher flavorings.
Ingredients

cornflake crumbs

cup(s)

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

paprika

2 tsp

dark brown sugar

1 tsp

garlic powder

¾ tsp

onion powder

¾ tsp

table salt

¾ tsp

ground cumin

½ tsp

uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

2 pound(s), or 4 bone-in chicken breast halves

Instructions

  1. Combine the cornflake crumbs, flour, paprika, sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and cumin in a large zip-close plastic bag. Spray the chicken pieces lightly with nonstick spray, then place one piece in the bag. Shake the bag to evenly coat the chicken, then transfer chicken to the baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces; discard any remaining coating mix.
  2. Bake until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of each breast registers 160ºF, 40–45 minutes. Yields 1 breast half per serving.
Notes
This mix makes skinless chicken breasts seem positively decadent. Enjoy the chicken hot or cold.

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