Oven Fried Chicken from Paula Deen

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Scoutie

This is very delicious, and easy to make! Placing the chicken on the cooling rack is REALLY what makes it great, no need to turn them. I double the mustard/water combo, because I think this makes the chicken more moist. If they are not brown enough for you, place under broiler for a few minutes after it is baked to get a nice brown color. Also, a drizzle of melted butter before baking is a nice touch. This is from Paula Deen, hope you enjoy! I am trying to say Panko bread crumbs in the ingredients, but it will not let me. P.S. I am SO in love with Panko bread crumbs, if you have not yet tried them, please do, you will love them! : )

Top Review by nemokitty

Delicious chicken! I'm going to remember to use the rack on all the oven chicken recipes... great idea! I didn't have fresh thyme so I used dried and I also cut this down to 2 people. Will make again! Made for Zaar 1-2-3 Hits Tag Game 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Place a cooling rack over pan and spray rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, cheese, 2 tablespoons olive oil, thyme, salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. In a separate shallow dish, combine mustard, water, salt and pepper, to taste, and remaining olive oil.
  5. Coat each chicken breast with mustard mixture; dredge each in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place on prepared rack in pan.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is golden brown.

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