Buttermilk Baked Chicken

1/4 cup butter or margarine*
4 bone-in chicken breast halves, skinned
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups buttermilk, divided*
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (10 1/2-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted*
Hot cooked rice
chopped parsley for garnish

Melt butter in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish in a 425° oven.
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Dip chicken in 1/2 cup buttermilk, and dredge in flour. Arrange chicken, breast side down, in dish.

Bake at 425° for 25 minutes. Turn chicken, and bake 10 more minutes. Stir together remaining 1 cup buttermilk and soup; pour over chicken, and bake 10 more minutes, shielding with aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning, if necessary. Serve over rice.

Yield: 4 servings