Crispy Baked Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
My siblings and I couldn't wait to sit down to supper when Mom was making this delicious chicken. The cornmeal in the coating gives each juicy golden piece a wonderful crunch. -Karen Wingate, Coldwater, Kansas


  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted


  1. In a shallow bowl combine the first six ingredients. Pour milk in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then roll in the cornmeal mixture.
  2. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 50-55 minutes or until juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 430 calories, 25g fat (11g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 785mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein.