Southern-Style Oven Fried Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.6
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.9 mg
  • Sodium: 960.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 27.5 g

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Lighten up this hearty all-American favorite by switching to oven frying. Lighten up this hearty all-American favorite by switching to oven frying.
Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 tsp. table salt
    1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
    3 oz. buttermilk
    3/4 cup cornflake crumbs
    1 lb. uncooked boneless, skinless chicken
    breasts, four 4-oz. pieces


1. Prehead oven to 365 F. Lightly coat an 8X8X2 inch baking dish w/nonstick cooking spray. set aside.

2. Combine flour, salt & cayenne pepper together in a medium-size bowl. Place buttermilk and corn flake crumbs in 2 separate shallow bowls.

3. Roll chicken breast halves in flour mixture and evenly coat each side. Next dip chicken into buttermilk and then corn flake crumbs.

4. Place coated chicken breasts in prepared baking dish. Bake until chicken is tender and no longer pink, about 20 minutes (there is no need to flip the chicken during baking). Yields 1 breast per serving.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUESTAR.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used white whole wheat flour as well as low fat buttermilk too and it was fantastic. I don't like fried chicken anyway because of all the grease and this was a perfect substitute. Thank you! - 5/8/09

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    We both thought this tasted like a diet recipe, not enough flavor. - 3/8/10

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    I will try this recipe, because I love fried chiken without the grease. - 5/11/09

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    Can't wait to try this! - 5/4/09

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    OMGRACE!!! I loved this recipe, I used whole wheat flour and low fat buttermilk and it brought the calories way down but D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S! - 4/28/09