CHI CHI’S OLD WEST OVEN-FRIED CHICKEN
Note: you can make it as hot or as mild as you like it.
Heat Scale = Mild
1 (8 oz.) jar taco sauce (your favorite)
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 C. crushed cornflakes
2 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. oregano
Dash ground cloves
Crushed red pepper to taste (optional)
2 1/2 lb. chicken thighs
6 T. butter, melted
Preheat oven to 375F.
In a shallow dish, whisk together taco sauce, egg and garlic.
In a plastic or paper bag, combine cornflakes, chili powder,
cumin, oregano, ground cloves and crushed red pepper if using.
Dip chicken pieces in sauce; toss in cornflakes mixture;
place on a greased shallow baking pan. Drizzle with butter;
bake 45 minutes or until golden and tender, and juices run