Sweet 'n' Hot Oven-Fried Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

From Family Circle. This turned out great!! Moist, tender and tasty!! And easy to prepare too!! :) I even made it with bran flakes and with marmalade!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together apricot preserves, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and hot-pepper sauce in small bowl.
  3. Mix corn flakes, salt, thyme and pepper on piece of waxed paper.
  4. Brush chicken breasts with apricot glaze. Coat in crumb mixture. Place chicken in prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 35 minutes or until cooked through.
Most Helpful

Mom never liked crumb coating so I had a childhood free of American staples such as Shake N Bake or corn flake crumbs. Discovered them on my own and have recently begun to try some posted here. I really liked the combination of flavors from the preserves, mustard and hot sauce. So much so, I wish they permeated the chicken more and would suggest pounding the chicken a bit to do that. (Be careful with cooking time then as this was perfectly cooked in the stated time.) I also used a combination of flakes with bran flakes as a the posting chef suggested and thought it worked really well giving a slightly nutty flavor to the crispy shell. Thanks Redsie. Made for *123 Hit Wonders*.

justcallmetoni April 13, 2008

A different taste in chicken than we are used to, but it was really very good. The chicken came out very moist and I loved the crunchiness from the cornflakes. Thanks for sharing, Redsie.

Lainey6605 January 24, 2007

Exchanged Apricots to Mandarin Oranges (not a fan of Apricots) Also changed corn flakes to Italian Style bread crumbs. Recipe was very good, and the kids loved it. Easy to make and oranges added a zesty flavor.

Chris in Nevada December 18, 2006