Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken

Pretty, right? (sarcasm) This is such an old picture…I really should update it. Maybe someday, but not today. Anyways, crunchy cornflake chicken! It is delicious, it is crunchy, it is better than breadcrumbs.

Note: I used 6 chicken thighs and only one cup of crushed flakes. Delicious!

Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken
Serves 6-8

4 bone-in, skinless chicken drumsticks
4 bone-in skinless chicken thighs
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 large egg
2 cups crushed cornflakes
1 tablespoon olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Season generously with salt and pepper.

2. In a small bowl, whisk egg with 1 tablespoon water. In a large bowl, mix cornflakes with oil, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt.

3. Working with one piece of chicken at a time, dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with seasoned cornflakes, pressing flakes to help them adhere. Transfer coated pieces to a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper before serving.

Source: Everyday Food

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  1. I love cornflake crusted chicken. Your old chicken picture looks better than my new Masamun Curry picture!

  2. Hmmm this is new to me! I've never heard of cornflake chicken! But I am sure my husband would love it

  3. I take it back, your picture is just awful. Mine are way better 🙂 And while we are at it, I think I better taste your food too, can you bring some to me, then I can see if mine taste better! <-note sarcasm (to fellow readers)!

  4. @ Christina – Thank you 🙂

    @ Aimee – LOL. You so crazy girl.

    @ Lindsay – I bet he would! You should try it out.

    @ Amanda – It is yummy, I hope you enjoy it.