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1. Reynolds® Parchment Paper.
It is a lifesaver in the kitchen.
I’m sure you've used it for your baking, but it is wonderful for cooking as well! Use the Reynolds® Parchment Paper to line your pans and you’ll save yourself from a lot of scrubbing!
The other thing that is a lifesaver is the website ReynoldsKitchens.com. It has all sorts of tips and recipes. I went to the site and found a recipe for Crispy Baked Chicken. It sounded like something my kids would enjoy (as well as myself)!
What you’ll need for this family-friendly recipe:
Reynolds® Parchment Paper
6 chicken pieces (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), (I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs)
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup bread crumbs, (I used half bread crumbs and half wheat germ to make it a little more nutritious)
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Start out by lining your pan with Reynolds Parchment Paper. PREHEAT oven to 400°F.
- Wash chicken; pat dry. (I cut my chicken thighs into strips)
- COMBINE eggs and milk in bowl.
- Combine Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning and pepper on a sheet of wax paper. Dip chicken pieces one at a time in egg mixture, roll in crumb mixture, turning to coat evenly. Place in parchment-lined pan.
5. BAKE 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is tender and juices run clear or meat thermometer reads 170° for breasts, 180° for other pieces.
This is what it looked like when it came out of the oven. Just look at that parchment paper! Now aren't you glad you lined your pan?!
Now just wad the parchment paper up and throw away! How great is that?
Yummy! The chicken is seasoned perfectly and browns really nicely.
I served mine with red potatoes (which I cooked at the same time as the chicken) and raw veggies. My kids both said, “that chicken looks weird!” But I insisted they would love it, if they would just try it. They ate it all and loved it! I loved it as well.
Thanks for the great idea Reynolds! What an easy, satisfying, family- friendly recipe. Break out of your recipe rut and visit ReynoldsKitchens.com for a change of pace!
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