Baked Fried Chicken Recipe

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Billie Published: December 23, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Baked Fried Chicken

This oven fried chicken is marinated in buttermilk, coated with a blend of spices, then baked and broiled until crispy and golden.

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 1lbchicken tenders
  • 1cupbuttermilk
  • ¾cupflour
  • ¼cupcornmeal
  • 1cupPanko breadcrumbs
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • 1tspblack pepper
  • ½tsponion powder
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • 1tsppaprika,smoked
  • 4tbspbutter
  • parsley,chopped, optional garnish


  1. Place the chicken tenders in the buttermilk and marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.

  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Place an empty sheet pan in the oven for 10 minutes.

  3. On a large plate, mix together the flour, cornmeal, panko breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.

  4. Take each chicken tender out of the buttermilk mixture and place it on the plate with the flour mixture; turn it evenly to coat. Repeat with the remaining chicken.

  5. Remove the sheet pan from the oven and place the butter on it. Wait for 2 to 3 minutes until butter is melted. Swirl the butter around the pan until the bottom is evenly coated.

  6. Place the chicken in a single layer on the melted butter. Bake for 10 minutes then flip. Bake for 8 minutes more.

  7. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until tops are crispy. Serve immediately, sprinkled with parsley if desired.


  • Calories: 605.28kcal
  • Fat: 30.92g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.59g
  • Fiber: 3.29g
  • Sugar: 4.18g
  • Protein: 23.72g
  • Cholesterol: 79.47mg
  • Sodium: 654.30mg
  • Calcium: 137.78mg
  • Potassium: 421.21mg
  • Iron: 2.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 131.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.80mg
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