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Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + marinating Bake: 35 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
My family adores this recipe. The coating keeps the chicken nice and moist. With the taste enhanced by marinating, the result is delicious. —Stephanie Otten, Byron Center, Michigan
Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 8 bone-in chicken breast halves, skin removed (8 ounces each)
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl or dish, combine the first 5 ingredients. Add chicken and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Add chicken, 1 piece at a time, and coat with crumb mixture. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half: 296 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 103mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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