"Why deep-fry? Bake juicy, tender chicken with a tasty seasoned coating. It's the start of a great meal.


Original recipe makes 5 servings

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

  • 2/3 cup Original Bisquick® mix

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 (3 to 3 1/2 pound) cut-up whole chicken


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Melt butter in rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches, in oven.
  2. Stir together Bisquick, paprika, salt and pepper; coat chicken. Place skin sides down in dish (dish and butter should be hot).
  3. Bake 35 minutes; turn chicken. Bake about 15 minutes longer or until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.