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Spicy Oven Fried Chicken

Spicy Oven Fried Chicken tastes like KFC, but without the fat! Crunchy too with no need to fry.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Chicken, Comfort Foods, Dinner, Everyday Meals
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fried chicken, oven-fried chicken, spicy chicken
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 447kcal


  • 2 frying chickens about 3 lbs each, cut up


  • 3 cups cornflake crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp smoky paprika
  • 1 tspp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dry ground mustard
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp ground ginger


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking pan (I used a large cookie sheet with sides (a jelly-roll pan) with foil. Spray foil lining with non-stick spray.
  • Mix cornflake crumbs with the seasoning mix and place in a plastic bag. Rinse chicken and shake off excess water. Place 1 or 2 pieces at a time in bag with crumbs. Shake to coat.
  • Place skin side up on pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes (depends on size of chicken parts).
  • Serves 6-8


Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 103g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2611mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 4467IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 36mg