Oven Fried Chicken with Fresh Pineapple Side

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


A delicious combination of southern comfort and tropical sweetness...this is a perfect summer meal!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
1 Hr


8 chicken thighs – cleaned, trimmed and pat dry.
olive oil – for drizzling
for the coating:
2 cups flour
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. turmeric
½ tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. sugar
½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. jamaican curry powder
1 cup of milk – plus 1 tsp. vinegar
pineapple side:
1 fresh ripe pineapple – sliced
½ cup of fresh basil – chopped
for the dressing:
½ cup of fresh basil – chopped
3 tablespoons of lemon juice
3 tablespoon of honey

How to Make Oven Fried Chicken with Fresh Pineapple Side


  • 1Chicken:
    Preheat Oven 325 degrees:

    In a bowl combine the milk plus the vinegar and let sit while preparing the flour.

    In a large bowl combine the flour and all of the seasonings; then divide between two bowls.

    Coat the chicken in the first bowl of seasoned flour; dip in the milk and finally in the second bowl of flour. Repeat this process with each piece of chicken.

    Place in a baking pan and drizzle each piece of chicken with olive oil.

    Bake for 55-60 minutes for a nice golden crust and until juices run clear.
  • 2Pineapple Side:
    Place sliced pineapple in a bowl. In a small bowl combine the ingredients for the dressing and stir. Pour over the pineapple and gently toss.

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About Oven Fried Chicken with Fresh Pineapple Side

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy