Oven Fried Chicken

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“Love this recipe! A family favorite and perfect for the lunch box.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. The night before: Mix buttermilk with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Marinate chicken in the buttermilk mixture overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. The next day: Combine the bread crumbs, flour, cornmeal, chili powder, paprika, and remaining salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Remove chicken from the marinade and roll in the breadcrumb mixture. If it’s very wet, place chicken on a cooling rack set over a cookie sheet and allow to dry in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours. (See Note, below.)
  4. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Place the chicken directly on a cookie sheet and bake 30 to 45 minutes, to an internal temperature of 165 degrees (check a few pieces with an instant-read thermometer).

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