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“Oven Fried” Homemade Southern Fried Chicken

If your grandma didn’t make homemade fried chicken when you were growing up, your grandma did you wrong. It’s a right of passage to sit at grandma’s table and enjoy fried chicken right out of the oil. The smell of fried chicken hot in the air, some delicious mac and cheese that she made the night before scooped on the side of the plate. Okay, so maybe your grandma didn’t do you wrong. Maybe she didn’t know you can make fried chicken in the oven. In fact, this “Oven Fried” homemade southern fried chicken is better than anything you’ve ever had on the stove, and ready in less than half the time. You can use that extra time to make the mac and cheese you forgot to make last night. Enjoy!

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“Oven Fried” Homemade Southern Fried Chicken

What you need to make “Oven Fried” Homemade Southern Fried Chicken:

  • 6 pieces ‘bone-in’ chicken (legs and thighs are best)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup panko
  • 1 teaspoon season salt
  • 2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • oil spray

How to make “Oven Fried” Homemade Southern Fried Chicken:

1. Heat oven to 375º.

2. Cover a baking pan in non-stick aluminum foil.

3. In a large bowl combine flour, panko, season salt, pepper, cayenne, and Italian seasoning.

4. Pour buttermilk into a separate, medium sized bowl.

5. First, coat the chicken in buttermilk, then the flour mixture (making sure both sides are evenly coated) Then dip into flour mixture, coating both sides well.

6. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes. Spray chicken with oil spray, and continue cooking for 15 more minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165º.

7. Cool for a few minutes and serve! Enjoy!

Pro Tip: If you’re sensitive to heat, cut the cayenne or replace it with paprika.

This baked southern fried chicken is just like Grandma used to make...only without the grease dripping down your elbows. Enjoy! | #TotallyTheBomb #friedchicken #recipe #baked #southern #grandmashouse #oven #healthier #tasty #nom

 

"Oven Fried" Homemade Southern Fried Chicken

If your grandma didn't make homemade fried chicken when you were growing up, your grandma did you wrong. It's a right of passage to sit at grandma's table and enjoy fried chicken right out of the oil. The smell of fried chicken hot in the air, some delicious mac and cheese that she made the night before scooped on the side of the plate. Okay, so maybe your grandma didn't do you wrong. Maybe she didn't know you can make fried chicken in the oven. In fact, this "Oven Fried" homemade southern fried chicken is better than anything you've ever had on the stove, and ready in less than half the time. You can use that extra time to make the mac and cheese you forgot to make last night. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces 'bone-in' chicken (legs and thighs are best)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup panko
  • 1 teaspoon season salt
  • 2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • oil spray

Instructions

1. Heat oven to 375º.

2. Cover a baking pan in non-stick aluminum foil.

3. In a large bowl combine flour, panko, season salt, pepper, cayenne, and Italian seasoning.

4. Pour buttermilk into a separate, medium sized bowl.

5. First, coat the chicken in buttermilk, then the flour mixture (making sure both sides are evenly coated) Then dip into flour mixture, coating both sides well.

6. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes. Spray chicken with oil spray, and continue cooking for 15 more minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165º.

7. Cool for a few minutes and serve! Enjoy!

Notes

Pro Tip: If you're sensitive to heat, cut the cayenne or replace it with paprika.

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