Oven Fried Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mom2Eight

Love this recipe! A family favorite and perfect for the lunch box.

Top Review by D. Duckie

This was good! I used panko breadcrumbs and a mix of white and yellow cornmeal. We felt it needed something more though. Next time I will definitely use more chili powder and paprika as well as look to add something else - maybe some ginger or cinnamon for some extra oomph.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The night before: Mix buttermilk with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Marinate chicken in the buttermilk mixture overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. The next day: Combine the bread crumbs, flour, cornmeal, chili powder, paprika, and remaining salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Remove chicken from the marinade and roll in the breadcrumb mixture. If it’s very wet, place chicken on a cooling rack set over a cookie sheet and allow to dry in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours. (See Note, below.)
  4. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Place the chicken directly on a cookie sheet and bake 30 to 45 minutes, to an internal temperature of 165 degrees (check a few pieces with an instant-read thermometer).

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