Recipe for Oven Fried Chicken
4-6 chicken thighs or drumsticks
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup melted butter
Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Combine the flour, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
Dip each chicken piece into the melted butter, then coat it in the flour mixture. Make sure each piece is well-coated.
Place the chicken pieces on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.
Remove from the oven and serve immediately.
Spicy Oven Fried Chicken
Add 1 tsp of cayenne pepper to the flour mixture for some heat. Alternatively, you can use hot sauce in the melted butter instead of regular butter.
Parmesan Oven Fried Chicken
Add 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese to the flour mixture for some extra flavor. You can also sprinkle some more Parmesan on the chicken before baking.
Lemon Herb Oven Fried Chicken
Add 1 tbsp of dried herbs (such as thyme, rosemary, or oregano) and the zest of 1 lemon to the flour mixture for a bright and fresh flavor.
This recipe for oven fried chicken is a simple and delicious way to enjoy crispy, juicy chicken without the hassle of deep-frying. With these variations, you can customize the flavor to your liking and impress your guests with your culinary skills. Give it a try and enjoy!