Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Recipe
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Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Recipe

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Everyone will call you a gourmet cook when you serve this tasty chicken. Don’t tell them how easy it is to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 595 calories, 40g fat (17g saturated fat), 180mg cholesterol, 872mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (trace sugars, 1g fiber), 45g protein


  1. Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, cornmeal, salt, oregano and garlic powder. Dip chicken in butter, then roll in crumb mixture.
  2. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken in Country Extra March 2007, p49

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2015

"Tasty fried chicken. Would definitely make again."

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"This is a great chicken recipe. Other than using only legs and thighs, I didn't change a thing. Thanks for sharing this recipe."

Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

"Great recipe plain or with bbq sauce!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2014

"When I made this, I made some changes. I used olive oil instead of butter. I also added parsley and italian spices and cut the amount of salt (I have a heart problem). It was very good. Would make it again."

Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"Very moist and flavorful. Used legs and thighs."

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