Saturday, December 27, 2008

Tonight's Dinner

Picnic Oven-Fried Chicken

(adapted from

It's OK-keep reading this is a healthy, but delicious version of a favorite comfort food.

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 Tbsp Dijon mustard

2 cloves garlic minced

1tsp hot sauce

2 -3 lbs. chicken parts (skin removed)

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

2 Tbsp sesame seeds (I used the black ones for a heartier flavor)

1-1/2 tsp paprika

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp baking powder

salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Olive oil cooking spray

1. Wisk buttermilk, mustard, garlic,and hotsauce until well blended. Pour over chicken and be

sure all pieces are well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 min. or up to 8 hrs.

2.Preheat oven to 425. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place a wire rack on baking sheet and coat

with cooking spray.

3. Wisk flour, sesame seeds, paprika, thyme, baking powder, salt and pepper in small bowl.

Place flour mixture in a paper or sealable plastic bag. Shaking off extra marinade, place 1

or 2 pieces of chicken in bag and shake to coat. Shake off excess flour and place on prepared

rack. Spray chicken pieces with cooking spray.

4. Bake chicken until golden brown and no longer pink in center. About 40 -50 min.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: You may want to double amts. for flour mixture. I doubled it for a package of drumsticks and thighs.


1 comment:

Laurence England said...

Nice dish!

Thanks so much for your kind comment on my blog. Happy Christmas and have a wonderful new year.

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