By Jahnasia Booker Staff Writer
Zesty Italian Baked Chicken Prep time: 40 min. Cook time: 1 hr. Materials needed for chicken: seasoning, seasoning salt, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, oven ready pan, aluminum foil, lighter and zesty Italian dressing. Here is something easy and delicious. First, thaw out your chicken. This may take up to 20 minutes. Then clean the chicken. Cut all fats off of the chicken and burn any excess hairs with a lighter (ask for help if you are a beginner). Next, rinse off chicken and drain the water. Then, season to taste (both sides). Use onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, and seasoning salt. If you are looking for a more tangy taste or healthier option I would suggest lemon pepper or Mrs. Dash to substitute the seasoning salt. Next, place in oven-equipped pan and drizzle half of the zesty Italian over the chicken. Then, flip the chicken on the opposite side and drizzle the rest of the zesty Italian on top. Next, cover with foil and place in the oven for about an hour. Don't forget to flip at 30 minutes to insure that the chicken cooks all the way through. While your chicken is cooking, begin to make your side dish, and vegetables of choice.