Oven Fried Buttermilk Chicken

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Who doesn’t love fried chicken?  This recipe will drive your family crazy with flavor…Oven Fried Buttermilk Chicken makes eating at home — a total treat.

This is the best way to get both sides of baked chicken crispy…A rack set above a baking sheet.  SO COOL!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need…these are items I keep stocked in my pantry!

To compliment the chicken, I made garlic mashed potatoes in the pressure cooker and steamed some fresh green beans.

Oven Fried Buttermilk Chicken

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons salt divided
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper divided
  • ½ cup grated onion 1/2 a large onion
  • tsp dry mustard
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 4 skinless boneless, chicken breasts
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • ¾ tsp paprika
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • Cooking Spray


  • In a large container, mix together buttermilk, onions, 1½ tsp salt, ¾ tsp pepper, dry mustard, and vinegar. Add Chicken. Refrigerate for at least 30 mins.
  • Preheat oven to 425. Combine bread crumbs, paprika, remaining ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper, and thyme in a shallow bowl. Take the chicken out of the marinade, dredge the pieces in the bread crumb mixture. Coat all sides with Cooking Spray.
  • Place the chicken on a baking rack over a baking sheet. Bake for at least 30-35 minutes or internal temp is 180 degrees.
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