Oven "Fried" Chicken

Rose O'Connell


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.


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  • 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.

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About Oven "Fried" Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy

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