Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken

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Prep time: 30 Minutes

Total time: 1 Hour

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in skinless chicken drumsticks
  • 4 bone-in skinless chicken thighs
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° . Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk egg with 1 tablespoon water. In a large bowl, mix cornflakes with oil, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt.
  3. Working with one piece of chicken at a time, dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with seasoned cornflakes, pressing flakes to help them adhere. Transfer coated pieces to a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper before serving.

Nutrition Info

Per serving: 415 calories; 18.5 grams fat; 42.2 grams protein; 18.3 grams carbohydrates; .8 grams fiber
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