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Spicy Taco Chicken

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  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix (divided use)
  • 1 cup Parmesan bread crumbs, such as Progresso brand
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 pieces bone-in chicken, skin removed if desired
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In shallow bowl, combine buttermilk and 1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix; mix well.
  4. In another shallow bowl, combine remaining taco seasoning mix, bread crumbs, flour, salt and pepper; mix well.
  5. Dip chicken pieces into buttermilk mixture; coat with bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place on broiler pan.
  7. Discard any remaining buttermilk and coating mixture.
  8. Let chicken stand 10 minutes.
  9. Drizzle chicken with butter.
  10. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.

Yield: 4 servings