Easy Oven Fried Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Kim D.

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

Top Review by teresas

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. :)

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.

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