Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken Breasts

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

A simple meal to put together. Served with any flavor of Lipton Packet Rice, mixed vegetables and side salad makes a complete meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish.
  3. Place buttermilk in a shallow bowl.
  4. Dip chicken in buttermilk; dredge in bread crumb mixture.
  5. Place chicken breast sides up, in a jelly-roll pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Drizzle margarine over chicken.
  7. Bake at 400 for 40 minutes or until done.


Most Helpful

These were tasty. I subbed fat-free saltine crumbs for the breadcrumbs because that was what I had. I also omitted the melted butter. I just sprayed the chicken with cooking spray on top. The chicken was very moist, but it was done in about 25 minutes instead of the stated 40. That may be because my chicken was thin though. We also thought there was too much paprika for us, but that's a personal preference. We weren't too familiar with the flavor of paprika, so this was a great chance for us to taste it! Thanks for the recipe! I will try it again with the breadcrumbs.

Amanda Beth April 04, 2004

This is a very easy and tasty way to make chicken. We all enjoyed the flavor and the chicken itself was moist, not dried out like some skinless chicken can get. The only problem I had that could be easily solved, is that the coating on the bottom burned. I think next time I'll bake them on a rack.And there will be a next time Thanks.

HEP MEP February 17, 2004

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