Easy Herb Baked Chicken

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Serves: 8

This flavourful chicken is oh-so-easy and perfect for a weeknight meal. Keeping the seasoned flour on hand ahead of time makes it even faster to make. Served with rice and steamed vegetables or roasted potatoes, it is a mouthwatering go-to recipe.


8 skinless chicken drumsticks
8 skinless chicken thighs
1/2 cup (125 mL) whole wheat flour
4 tbsp (60 mL) cornmeal (polenta)
1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
1 tsp (5 mL) pepper
2 tsp (10 mL) thyme, dried
1 tsp (5 mL) oregano, dried
1 tsp (5 mL) tarragon, dried
1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
1 tsp (5 mL) mustard powder


1 Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2 Put flour, cornmeal and spices into a resealable plastic bag. Close bag and shake ingredients to mix.
3 Spray a large shallow baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.
4 Add chicken pieces to bag and shake to coat.
5 Place coated chicken on the baking dish and bake until nicely browned and the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F (74°C).