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Oven Fried Chicken. This oven fried chicken just is as good, if not better, than most traditional fried chicken recipes, and certainly healthier.
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Oven Fried Chicken

Oven "fried" chicken. This chicken is as good if not better than most traditional fried chicken, and certainly healthier.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time6 hrs 50 mins
Servings: 5 people


Chicken Marinade

  • 2 pounds chicken breasts, sliced in half if thick
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon herb seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • juice from 1/2 lemon


  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup seasoned panko
  • 2/3 cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  • In medium sized bowl or container, combine buttermilk with following 6 ingredients and mix well to make a marinade. Place chicken in marinade and cover. Let sit in refrigerator for at least 6 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line shallow baking sheet with aluminum foil or baking mat. Place baking rack in pan.
  • In shallow bowl, beat the two eggs well.
  • In a second shallow bowl, combine the following 11 ingredients and mix well.
  • Remove chicken from marinade. Coat with eggs, then dredge both sides through coating mixture. Place on baking rack.
  • Bake until cooked through, about 30 minutes.