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oven "fried" chicken

Recipe by
Rose O'Connell
Frankfort, KY

I decided to try using crushed rice chex as a coating for meats etc. where flour was normally used because I am trying to stay away from gluten as much as I can. This was my first attempt - and we really enjoyed it. It was crunchy and delicious.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For oven "fried" chicken

  • 4
    chicken breasts
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    crushed rice chex cereal
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make oven "fried" chicken

  • 1
    Place chicken breasts in buttermilk an marinate for 4 hours or more.
  • 2
    Crush rice chex cereal in food processor until fine.
  • 3
    Place eggs in dredging bowl and whip. Place rice chex in another dredging bowl - add parmesan cheese, salt and pepper and mix.
  • 4
    Dredge chicken through rice chex then eggs and then rice chex again. Place on parchment lined baking sheet. Drizzle melted butter over each breast.
  • 5
    Bake at 400 for 25 minutes.