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Creole Crusted Chicken

No recipe image available.Deliciously spicy, oven-fried chicken with a crispy, Creole-seasoned breading.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 whole wheat bread slices
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1 1/2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup lemon juice from concentrate
6 split chicken breasts, skinned
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice from concentrate

Cooking Directions:

  1. Process bread in a blender or food processor until finely ground. Place in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add flour and next 5 ingredients.
  2. Combine buttermilk and 1/4 cup lemon juice; brush mixture on both sides of chicken. Place half of chicken in bag; shake to coat. Arrange chicken on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan.
  3. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken. Sprinkle with any remaining bread crumb mixture. Stir together butter and 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and drizzle evenly over chicken.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 45 to 50 minutes or until done.

Makes 6 servings.