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Everything Bagel Chicken


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Everything Bagel Chicken is a delicious twist on the usual chicken recipe. It is a simple and quick dish that costs little to make and is always a hit with family and friends.

If you love easy chicken recipes then this is the recipe for you. Not only is this recipe easy to make, but it is also family-friendly.

Everything Bagel Chicken on a rectangular wooden board.

Everything But the Bagel Chicken

Everything bagel seasoning is a mix of poppy seeds, sesame seeds, onion flakes, garlic flakes, sunflower seeds, caraway seeds, pretzel salt, and black pepper. This blend was invented to top bagels but has recently taken off flavoring other dishes.

Why I Love This Recipe

I really love this recipe because it is simple to make and tastes great.

  • Ready in under an hour
  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for picky eaters
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love chicken recipes you may want to try this Instant Pot Saucy Chicken recipe.

Horizontal image of Everything Bagel Chicken on a rectangular wooden board.

Ingredients

This recipe only requires five basic ingredients. All of the ingredients are budget-friendly helping you keep your food costs low.

Ingredients used to make Everything Bagel Chicken.

Substitutions

Chicken: Chicken thighs can be used in place of drumsticks for this recipe.

Breadcrumbs: Regular bread crumbs can be used in place of panko.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need four helpful tools to help you make this easy and tasty recipe.

How to Make Everything Bagel Chicken

Follow the seven simple steps below and you will have a tasty chicken recipe in no time at all.

Step 1: Preheat the oven

Preheat oven to 350F.

Step 2: Prepare the baking pan

Grease an 8” x 8” casserole dish and set it aside.

Step 3: Assemble the ingredients

Place the flour in a shallow dish, the milk in a shallow dish, and the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish.

Three shallow dishes with one of them having flour, the other one with milk, and the last one with breadcrumbs.

Step 4: Add the seasoning

Stir the EBTB seasoning into the flour.

Seasoning mixed into the flour.

Step 5: Dredge the chicken drumsticks

Fully saturate the chicken in the buttermilk, then dredge in the seasoned flour, back in the buttermilk, and then finally dredge in the breadcrumbs.

Chicken drumstick on the last bowl for dredging - breadcrumbs.

Step 6: Place in the pan

Place each breaded chicken drumstick in the prepared casserole dish and repeat with all drumsticks.

4 breaded chicken drumsticks placed in a glass dish.

Step 7: Bake the chicken drumsticks

Bake for 35-40 minutes, until drumsticks reach an internal temperature of 165F.

Baked chicken drumsticks.

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Do you want to personalize this recipe? Here are my favorite tried and true swaps for this recipe.

Extra Tender: Soak the drumsticks in buttermilk overnight to make them extra tender.

Spicy: If you like your meals spicy, use spicy bagel seasoning or add some cayenne pepper to the flour.

More Flavorful: Add some garlic powder to the breadcrumbs for more flavor.

a closeup of Everything Bagel Chicken drumsticks on a rectangular wooden board.

Serving Suggestions

Are you wondering what to serve with this tasty Everything Bagel Chicken recipe? Here is a list of my favorite side dishes to serve with this dish.

Overhead horizontal shot of 4 Everything Bagel Chicken drumsticks on a rectangular wooden board.

Tips

Are you looking for tips for this recipe? Here are my best helpful hints.

  • Add some different seasonings to the breading mixture such as garlic powder, onion powder, or cayenne pepper for a little variety.
  • Make sure that the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit before serving.
  • Grease your baking dish with shortening, butter or even cooking spray to prevent sticking.

FAQs

Do you have questions about this Everything Bagel Chicken recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Place in an airtight container with the lid on. Store leftover chicken in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

How to reheat

If you would like to reheat the chicken, place it in the baking dish and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 – 15 minutes or until warm.

Are these drumsticks spicy?

No, they are not spicy. However, you can add some cayenne pepper to the flour for more heat.

Everything Bagel Chicken drumsticks on a rectangular wooden board.

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Everything Bagel Chicken Recipe

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Everything Bagel Chicken

Everything Bagel Chicken is a delicious twist on the usual chicken recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4-6 Chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cups Panko-style bread crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon Everything But the Bagel seasoning or more to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Grease a 8” x 8” casserole dish and set aside.
  • Place the flour in a shallow dish, the milk in a shallow dish and the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish.
  • Stir the EBTB seasoning into the flour.
  • Fully saturate the chicken in the buttermilk, then dredge in the seasoned flour, back in the buttermilk, and then finally dredge in the breadcrumbs.
  • Place each breaded chicken drumstick in the prepared casserole dish and repeat with all drumsticks.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, until drumsticks reach an internal temperature of 165F.

Notes

Note: for even more tender chicken, you can marinate the drumsticks in 1/2 cup buttermilk overnight.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 18gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 194mgPotassium: 295mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 147IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 124mgIron: 3mg
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