Easy Oven Fried Chicken

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Easy, yet tasty chicken. Found in the Betty Crocker cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour, salt, paprika, and pepper in a shallow bowl.
  3. Rinse off chicken pieces and coat in four mixture.
  4. Heat butter and shortening in a 13X9X2-inch baking dish at 425 degrees F until melted.
  5. Place coated chicken pieces (skin side down) in dish.
  6. Cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  7. Turn chicken; cook uncovered about 30 minutes longer.
Most Helpful

5 5

Excellent fried chicken. DH said I could make this anytime. He really only likes chicken deep fried and this is so much easier. I used butter flavored Crisco and smokey paprika. The meat really does stay moist and the skin crisps up beautifully. Thanks for posting. :)

5 5

Beautiful crispy skin and moist meat superb thank you. I used half butter and half oil (don't use shortening) and for 2 of us used a thigh and a drumstick/leg each and the DS and I really enjoyed. I can see myself making this again and maybe changing the spice mix or using herbs for a change, as it was it had a very subtle taste which we enjoyed, thank you Kim D, made for I Recommend (and done so by Lazyme) - I thank you both for a great recipe. UPDATE - quartered a large chicken and baked at 175C fan forced (with half butter and oil) for about 1 hour 15 minutes (slightly too long as the DH was running late) - could have just done with just on or slightly over the hour but the skin was beautifully skispy and was enjoyed by all. Thank you once again Kim D.

5 5

Yum! Loved this dish. I made it as directed but with all chicken thighs as that's what I had on hand. The chicken was crispy on the outside and moist and tender on the inside. Thanks for sharing this great recipe Kim. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.