Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

A very tasty, easy oven fried chicken using drumstick-with-thigh or use chicken of choice. Look for tubs of reduced-fat pesto in your market's fresh pasta or dairy section or make your own.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees; line a rimmed baking sheet with release foil (for easy cleanup) place a metal rack on foil.
  2. Spread pesto on chicken to cover; put bread crumbs in a large plastic bag; add 2 legs at a time, close bag and shake until chicken is coated, Place chicken on rack.
  3. Bake 50 minutes or until coating is golden and chicken is cooked through.