Oven-Fried Chicken

Oven-Fried Chicken

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  • 1

    pkg. bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed

  • 1

    pkg. drumsticks, skin removed

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1

    cup buttermilk

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 2

    TB chopped fresh parsley, thyme, rosemary & basil mixed

  • 3

    cups panko bread crumbs OR 2 sleeves Ritz crackers, crushed

  • ½

    tsp paprika

  • Oil


Season chicken with salt & pepper. Place in a 9 x 13 casserole dish in a single layer. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk, garlic & herbs. Pour over chicken, turning to coat. Marinate 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Place a wire rack on baking sheet & coat with cooking spray. In a shallow bowl, combine panko/Ritz, paprika, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Dredge chicken in panko/Ritz mixture, shaking off excess. Arrange on rack. Drizzle with oil. Bake until golden brown & cooked through, 40 to 50 minutes.


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