Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

1
Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I love fried chicken but I really don't like the mess I make when doing so. This oven-fried chicken is very good and very easy. Not to mention, I don't make as much of a mess in the kitchen. This reminds me of a certain chicken chains Original recipe because it isn't extra crispy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

CHICKEN

1
3 - 4 lb. chicken, cut into pieces
1 bottle
(16 oz) kraft zesty italian salad dressing
1 tsp
minced garlic
butter-flavored cooking spray

BREADING

1 c
self-rising flour
1/2 c
self-rising cornmeal
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic salt

How to Make Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large, plastic zip-lock bag, mix salad dressing and garlic. Add chicken, seal the bag and turn it over seeveral times to coat the chicken. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight, turning occasionally.
  • 2Heat the oven to 425 F. Spray a shallow baking sheet with the cooking spray.
  • 3In another zip-lock bag, combine the breading ingredients and shake to combine well.
  • 4Remove chicken pieces one at a time from marinade and place it into the breading bag. Coat the chicken piece with breading and shake off the access. Place the chicken, bone-side down, on the prepared baking sheet. Continue with all of the chicken pieces.
  • 5Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the juice of the chicken is clear when cut into the thickest piece.

Printable Recipe Card

About Oven-Fried Italian Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...