Crispy Herb Baked Chicken


The secret ingredient is instant mashed potatoes, used to make the crispy coating.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
4 to 5 - servings


  • cup dry potato flakes

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 (3 pound) chicken, skin removed, cut into pieces

  • cup butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease or line with foil a baking sheet or a 13 x 9 inch baking pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine potato flakes, Parmesan cheese, and garlic salt. Stir until well mixed.

  3. Dip chicken pieces into melted butter or margarine, and roll in potato flake mixture to coat. Place in prepared pan.

  4. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes, or until chicken is tender and golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

557 Calories
32g Fat
7g Carbs
59g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 557
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 217mg 72%
Sodium 837mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 59g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 110mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 569mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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