Who does not love crispy chicken? But not all crispy chicken needs to be deep fried in oil. You can prepare the same soft juicy tender chicken on the inside with that gorgeous golden crispy coating on the outside in an oven too? Here is how I make my oven baked buttermilk crispy chicken.
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Oven Baked Buttermilk Crispy Chicken

Who does not love crispy chicken? But not all crispy chicken needs to be deep fried in oil. This is a simple, easy and effortless way to prepare the same juicy, tender chicken on the inside with that gorgeous golden crispy coating on the outside in an oven. Here is how I make my oven baked buttermilk crispy chicken and I think you will love this recipe.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 186kcal
Author Veena Azmanov

Ingredients

  • 10 Chicken drumsticks
  • Salt & pepper

First Bowl

  • Flour for coating
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Second Bowl

  • 2 cups Cornflakes or Panko bread crumbs for coating
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp Parsley finely chopped (optional)

Third Bowl

  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard paste
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika powder
  • 3 to 4 Drops of Tabasco sauce optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Prepare Chicken

  • Skin, wash, pat dry the chicken drumsticks. Add salt and pepper.
  • Prepare the three bowls with the ingredients mentioned above. and stir to combine.

Coat the Chicken

  • First in the flour.
  • Followed by the egg mixture, and
  • Lastly, put in the bread crumbs or crushed cornflakes.

Bake Chicken

  • Place oven rack over a baking tray coated light the rack with cooking spray so the chicken won't stick.
  • Place the chicken pieces on the rack. Spray generously with cooking spray.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 c / 400 F for about 45 minutes until the outer crust is nice and golden.
  • you can tell the chicken is cooked when the meat pulls away from the legs.

Serve

  • I wrap a piece of foil at the base of the drumstick so it's easy for my kids to eat them without the 'mama my hands!!!"
  • Also, it's easier to hold and eat them at a party with the foil.

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.9g | Protein: 16.6g | Fat: 8.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%