Family Chicken Favorites


Crispy Chicken

1/4 cup margarine or butter
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon celery salt
12 chicken drumsticks and/or thighs
2 cups show mein noodles, coarsely crushed

Heat margarine in baking pan, 13x9x2 inches, in 350° oven until margarine is melted. Stir in garlic, salt, ginger and celery salt. Place chicken in pan, turning to coat with margarine mixture. Sprinkle chicken with noodles and press gently onto chicken. Cook uncovered until chicken is tender and golden brown, about 1 1/2 hours. 10 servings.

Little Chicken Dinners in Foil

1 package (10 ounces) frozen green peas
4 medium carrots
4 medium potatoes
8 chicken drumsticks or 4 thighs
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 envelope (about 1 1/2 ounces) onion soup mix

Rinse peas under running cold water to separate; drain. Tear off 4 pieces heavy-duty aluminum foil, each 18×15 inches. Place 1 carrot, thinly sliced, 1 potato, cut into quarters, and 2 drumsticks on center of each piece. Stir together mushroom soup and onion soup mix; spoon soup mixture over drumsticks and top with peas. Wrap securely in foil; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Cook in 450° oven until chicken is tender, about 50 minutes. 4 servings.

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1 thought on “Family Chicken Favorites

  1. phairhead

    I’ve made the Little Chicken Dinners in Foil before (this appeared in one of the Betty Crocker cookbooks from the 70s). It came out delish!


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