Low-Fat Oven-Fried Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by SharleneW

I found this tender, tasty chicken recipe in a recent issue of Cooking Light. It is tender inside with a nice crisp crust! Prep time includes 1 hour of marinating time.

Top Review by Margaret3

Liked how the buttermilk made it moist--hubby liked it as is. Altho i am a huge fan of cumin, i was surprised to find that i didn't care for it here! will definitely do this again, but next time will try rosemary, garlic, basil, oregano, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine chicken pieces and buttermilk in a large zip-top bag and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  3. Combine flour and seasonings in another large plastic bag.
  4. Remove chicken from first bag (discarding marinade) and shake in flour mixture one piece at a time.
  5. Shake off excess flour.
  6. Place chicken pieces on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Lightly coat chicken with cooking spray.
  8. Bake for 35 minutes or until done, turning after 20 minutes.

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