Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken

The crunchy cheese crust makes the chicken especially crisp and flavorful in this baked chicken dinner recipe.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
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  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 - 2 1/2 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breasts, thighs, and drumsticks)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
Combine egg and milk in a small bowl. Combine Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, oregano, paprika, and pepper in a shallow dish.
Skin chicken if desired. Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture; coat with crumb mixture. Arrange chicken pieces in a greased 15x10x2-inch baking pan so pieces don't touch. Drizzle chicken pieces with the melted margarine or butter.
Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Do not turn chicken pieces during baking. Immediately transfer chicken to a covered container; serve within 1 hour. Or cover and chill chicken; transport in an insulated container with ice packs. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 277, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 112, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 28, vit. A (IU) 583.08, sodium (mg) 306, calcium (mg) 121.16, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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