My Onion "Fried" Chicken

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by riffraff

This is from a 1990 Good Housekeeping magazine. I love the taste of the onions. I serve with macaroni salad or potato salad.

Top Review by Miss Annie

Wow...this is a great recipe. The chicken was very moist and juicy. I used fat-free sour cream and hot paprika. It was an easy meal to prepare with great results. Thanks, riff, for sharing your secret. The crunch onions were a brilliant idea.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs chicken
  • 1 12 ounces cans French-fried onions, coarsely crushed (1/2 cup)
  • 14 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream


  1. Remove skin from chicken.
  2. On wax paper, combine onions and next three ingredients.
  3. Brush chicken pieces with sour cream.
  4. Coat with onion mixture.
  5. In a 9 X 13 baking dish arrange chicken.
  6. Bake in 350 degree oven till chicken is no longer pink in the center and coating is nicely browned.

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