Recipe By Pam
Published Apr 25th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 2 to 4 servings Calories 460.8

This is a very quick appetizer recipe and a good way to use up the crumbs from your tortilla chips. Flavored chips work well with this recipe. Also try using the spicier taco seasoning mix if you want a hotter chicken. Recipe can he multiplied as many times as needed. Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package chicken drumettes
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups crushed tortilla chip crumbs

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry. In a shallow dish or bowl, mix together the taco seasoning mix and tortilla chip crumbs.
  3. 3 Roll chicken pieces in chip mixture and place coated chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn chicken pieces and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 460.8
  • Carbohydrate 19.4 g
  • Cholesterol 116.5 mg
  • Fat 28.2 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 29.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.3 g
  • Sodium 1045.9 mg
  • Sugar 2.2 g

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  1. I followed the recipe and made a few changes of my own. I used cheese flavored Dorrito's with Lawrey's Hot Taco spice for the coating. I combined hotwings sauce with milk fresh garlic sea salt & black pepper to coat the chicken. Greesed the cooking pan lightly with butter. I melted chedar cheese on the - Read more ...
  2. pretty good. The kids (age 4 & 6) even ate it up. I used chicken breast cut in chunks like chicken nuggets. I put the chips and taco seasoning in a ziploc bag then dipped chicken in milk and put it in the bag and tossed it around. The chips did stick pretty well this - Read more ...
  3. this recipe was very easy and delicious. I used drumsticks and thighs instead of wings for a dinner idea. it was like a spicy oven fried chicken. I coated the chicken with olive oil before i coated it with the chips which worked well. I also sprinkled the coated chicken with a little bit of - Read more ...
  4. This is a combination you don't see too often.It was delicious! The big problem is adhering the seasoning and chips to the wings.First coat the wings with garlic flavored olive oil and use a rolling pin to crush the chips into crumbs.For serving I made a sauce of Caesar dressing/cumin/taco seasoning for dipping the cooked - Read more ...
  5. These were a unique spin on wings. The chips didn't stick very well so I sprinkled them over top before baking them and they ended up staying on the chicken then.
  6. This is a great change from the usual buffalo wings. They go great with a little hot sauce sprinkled on top and a cold beer
  7. Horrible the chips dont stick on to the chicken. Very BLAH!!! Will not be making this again.
  8. Great recipe. I used chicken taco seasoning mix and dipped chicken breat strips in margarine before coating with chip mixture. Turned out very crunchy and tasty.