4.95 from 59 votes
Man Catching Oven Fried Chicken
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
Amazing oven baked fried chicken that is as close to deep fried as you're ever going to get! Check out the secret to a fabulous crispy skin!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 168 kcal
  • 1 1/3 cups of flour
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup of margarine ( or butter!! it works!)
  • 8 pieces of your choice of chicken, SKIN ON
  1. Whisk together the first five ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Grease a baking sheet large enough for 8 pieces of chicken and set aside,
  3. Beat the eggs in a small bowl.
  4. Line up your bowls and your baking sheet in this order from right to left; egg, flour, then baking sheet.
  5. First, dip your chicken into the flour mixture and cover it completely.
  6. Dip it into the egg mixture, then into the flour mixture again for a second coat.
  7. Place on the baking sheet.
  8. Repeat with all chicken pieces.
  9. Place in fridge for half an hour.
  10. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  11. Melt the margarine ( or butter!) and drizzle evenly over the top of the chicken pieces.

  12. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the chicken reaches the appropriate temperature (165 for Breast meat, 180 for dark meat)

  13. Remove and serve!

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts are calculated using eight skin on baked chicken breasts, however you will want to mix and match eight pieces of drumsticks, thighs and breast pieces in this recipe.

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Nutrition Facts
Man Catching Oven Fried Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 1831mg76%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.