Thursday, November 3, 2011

Baked Cornflakes Chicken


After all the many years behind the road, when you invest in an oven, don't you think we should start baking? Utterly. Otherwise, it defeats the purpose of investing in a new kitchen equipment. Don't you think so? I reckon. All these while, I have been the over the stove portable grilling pan person (Grilled Fish In Banana Leaf, Grilled Salmon & Grilled Spicy Prawns). So, oven investment seemingly has brought a broad smile on my face. Nevertheless, I must also say that we Malaysians, unless you are baking enthusiast, we generally prefer on fire under our pots and pans cooking. Anyway, I am not regretting. Never know, it may spiral me to start seriously baking? Early to throw words though and mind you, I have already started and here is the latest from my oven. Baked Cornflakes Chicken (Grilled Chicken Wings & Baked Cheesy Potatoes). Any part will do (Sesame Chicken, Chicken Vegetable Soup & Sweet Chilli Chicken), of course, I love the sinful wings (Chicken Feet Kerabu/Salad), but remember, as far as I know, baking is healthier compared to frying (Fried Shrimp Wanton). Dried herbs I already had went into this baked cornflakes chicken, of course you have the liberty to to other herbs, fresh or dried. Crispy, yummy and mouth crunching pop-ohlalala Baked Cornflakes Chicken, paired alongside sweet potatoes, optional. 


Ingredients
For chicken wings
5 chicken wings - cut into two pieces between the thick and thin bones
1 1/2 cup corn flakes - crushed
5 garlic - chopped
1 tsp  dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
4 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste

For sweet potatoes
2 (about 300g) sweet potatoes - simmered and cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
Pepper and salt to taste
Method:
Marinate wings with oil, garlic, oregano, basil, chilli flakes and salt for at least 2 hours.
Thereafter, coat/roll each wing generously over corn flakes.
Arrange on a non stick baking tray/pan.
Bake at 180c for 40 mins or until wings are cooked, crispy brown coating atop.
(Note: when one side is brown enough, turn wings over so that both sides are evenly baked)

For The Sweet Potatoes
In a mixing bowl, combine and toss all the ingredients.
Serve with baked wings.


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19 comments:

  1. something new and looks tasty too.

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  2. These look lovely! I've only ever tried a similar recipe with chicken breast, but my crumbs never stayed on as nicely as yours! The sweet potato side sounds great, too.

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  3. I've yet to try this dish but heard a lot about it. Looks really delicious :)

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  4. I love using cornflakes to coat chicken, this looks wonderful! :)

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  5. Oh, your crispy wings sound so flavorful and delicious! I bet this mixture would be great on boneless, skinless breasts, too.

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  6. Gosh this looks real delicious! You really do come up with the most awesome recipes :)

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  7. Perfect for the starters....Looks so yummy...

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  8. hi nava, interesting approach to marinade and to mix with sweet potatoes. would like to try this innovative recipe

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  9. Looks so crunchy and yummy!

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  10. Nava these sound so delicious and healthy! I LOVE chicken wings and you make some amazing recipes with them! Thanks!

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  11. Nava as always you came out with your own creative idea and am very sure the taste damn good.

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  12. mmm this is a do able recipe for me. Will try it out.

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  13. crispy + crunchy = the perfect wings!

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  14. a healthier way to do the chicken i think.. rich in fibre if i'm not mistaken..

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  15. This chicken looks crunchy and yummy!!!

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  16. That s a scrumptious meal by itself. drooling over it

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  17. Love doing crispy chicken with cornflakes.

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