Fake & Bake “Fried” Chicken

1 Oct


Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins



  • 1 3 1/2- to 4-pound chicken, cut up and skin removed $
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cups instant potato flakes



  • Heat oven to 450º F. Coat a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Lightly brush the chicken pieces with the dressing, then roll in the potato flakes.
  • Arrange on the baking sheet and place in oven.
  • Turn down oven to 350º F and bake 25 minutes or until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a fork.


Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 648
Fat per serving: 39g
Protein per serving: 51mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 22g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 165mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 659mg
Calcium per serving: 30mg


Source: Pilar Guzman, Fake It, Don’t Make It, Real Simple  OCTOBER 2003


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