If you are a regular follower of the blog you know I don’t make anything fancy, I like the ingredients to be simple, using things I already have on hand. I have seen recipes where you coat your chicken with mayonnaise before you bread them. I thought I would try it and see how it works out. I breaded the chicken with corn flakes because I always have a box or two around. You can get a box of corn flakes for less then a dollar if you are a frugal shopper like me 🙂 With a sale and a coupon that is doubled, that makes for a great deal. Add a few spices and you’re good to go.
2- 3 chicken breasts ( I used bone-in skinless chicken breasts )
1/4 cup mayonnaise ( I used Mayonnaise made with olive oil )
3 cups corn flakes ( depend on amount of chicken used )
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
fresh ground pepper
I put my corn flakes in a plastic bag and crushed them with a rolling pin.
Add all the dry spices and mix.
Empty the corn flake mixture into a glass pie pan. You can coat it in the bag if you’d rather. I prefer to do it in a flat pan. 🙂
Lightly coat your chicken with mayonnaise. Don’t over coat the chicken, it will make the breading soggy.
Evenly coat the whole piece of chicken with corn flakes and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 425 until 165 F. It took about 50 minutes for my bone-in. 20 -30 minutes for boneless.
It comes out nice and crispy. The mayonnaise makes the crumbs stick and the chicken very moist. We loved it.