Oven-Fried Chicken

1 hour

Prep TimePrep: 30 minutes Cook TimeCook: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
  • 1 hour

    Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes
    Servings: 4 to 6
    Our healthy spin on this fried favorite will have the family begging for seconds.
  • Ingredients

    • 4-6 skinless chicken pieces (4 breasts, 6 thighs, 6 legs, or 6 tenderloins)
    • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
    • vegetable oil cooking spray
    • 3-4 cups corn cereal, like corn flakes or corn Chex
    • 1-2 teaspoon dried spices and herbs to taste; try pepper, cayenne, paprika, rosemary or a combination

    Instructions

    1. Combine chicken and buttermilk in a shallow dish. Set aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
    2. Preheat oven to 400 F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
    3. Crush corn cereal by placing in a large plastic bag and crushing with a rolling pin. Transfer crumbs to a separate shallow dish and add herbs.
    4. Dip each piece of chicken into cereal mixture until well coated.
    5. Arrange chicken on baking sheet and bake until 165 F (about 20 minutes for smaller pieces or 30 minutes for larger pieces).
    6. Let chicken sit on hot baking sheet about 5 minutes.