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Recipe for Oven-Fried Chicken

Updated on January 2, 2018
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Sydney Spence enjoys trying to new recipes. Sydney is the author of Cooking and Chaos Cookbook on Amazon.

Tender and juicy oven fried chicken that's easy to make
Tender and juicy oven fried chicken that's easy to make

Oven Fried Chicken

More and more often, Mom is looking for quick and easy recipes to make that allow her more time with the kids after a long day at work or running errands.

Gone are the days that mom has enough time to stand over a frying pan of hot grease. Gone are the days that she has to place each piece of chicken into the fryer for some good old fashioned fried chicken. With this recipe, Mom can cook all of the chicken at the same time, get the same friend effect and have less grease to clean up.

Oven fried chicken is an easier way of getting that home fried chicken taste, with less mess and less time standing over the frying pan too!

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: The number of pieces you make


  • 1 Package Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Preferred Seasoning
  • 1 Onion, Sliced
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Using the vegetable oil, coat the baking pan.
  3. Open the chicken and separate the pieces.
  4. Put flour in a large bowl.
  5. Season each piece of chicken with your preferred seasonings.
  6. After seasoned, place chicken in flour bowl and completely cover with flour.
  7. Once floured, place chicken on pan.
  8. Slice onion and place one ring on each piece of chicken.
  9. Place pan in oven and bake for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked completely.
  10. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  11. Serve and enjoy dinner!

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      Sydney Spence 5 years ago from Austin Texas

      Hi there Pollyannalana! It gets brown just like when frying in a pan on the stove. The oil that you coated the baking pan with acts as that frying pan, only in the oven!

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      Pollyannalana 5 years ago from US

      Wow, sure looks good. How does it get brown without spraying it with oil or something?