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Southwest Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken


Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Add 30-minute oven-fried chicken to your rotation of weeknight recipes. This variation is seasoned Southwest-style with chili powder in the panko coating and Monterey Jack cheese sprinkled on top. Photo credit: Liren Baker from Kitchen Confidante.


1/2 cup panko bread crumbs

2 tsp McCormick® Chili Powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp McCormick® Black Pepper Ground

1 1/4 boneless skinless chicken breasts halves

1/4 cup milk

1 Tbs butter

1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese


Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix panko and seasonings in shallow dish. Moisten chicken with milk. Coat evenly with panko mixture.

Place chicken in single layer on foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Drizzle with melted butter.

Bake 15 minutes. Sprinkle chicken with cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until chicken is cooked through and cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information:

Calories 275

Total Fat 11g 

Cholesterol 113mg 

Sodium 448mg 

Total Carbohydrate 6g 

Protein 38g