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This Oven-Fried Chicken was one of my maternal grandmothers favorite dishes. It's delicious, simple to make, and turns out perfectly moist and tender every time. This dish makes a perfect week night meal because not only is it easy to prepare, it tastes great too. Whip up some mashed potatoes and gravy and you've got a real comfort meal!
"We really liked this recipe. I didn't add salt to the marinade but I did add about a teaspoon to the bread crumbs. My husband really wanted fried chicken so we decided to pan fry them in a half and inch of oil for about 5 minutes on each side. It solved the crust issue and the result was delicious!"- Mrsswill
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In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, garlic powder, celery salt, dry mustard, pepper and paprika and mix well. Add chicken pieces and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours (or up to 24 hours).
After marinating, remove chicken from refrigerator and toss to coat in marinade mixture once again (to make sure pieces are well-coated). Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place breadcrumbs and parsley in a shallow dish, mixing together well. Roll marinated chicken pieces in crumb mixture to coat evenly on all sides. Place chicken pieces in a single layer on a large baking pan.
Bake, uncovered, about 45 to 55 minutes (depending on size of chicken pieces you're using) or until juices run clear when tested with a fork, gently turning pieces halfway through cooking time. Remove to a warm platter and serve. We like to serve this with mashed potatoes and gravy.
Sometimes, I like to add a little cayenne (about 1/8 teaspoon) to kick this up a bit.
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KeriaTafara 3 days 23 hours agoThis recipe was horrible. The coating came completely off the chicken resulting in a soggy mess. Can't believe I wasted 2 lbs of chicken on this. Threw the whole thing in the trash.
mischa42 1 month agoLoved this! I used leg quarters and bone in breasts because they were on sale. Kept the skin on and didn't turn in oven. They were juicy and had a great flavor. I love your other recipes, thanks for another keeper!
Jackiechan042003 1 month agoVery good.
johnsmith8 5 months agoMade it & love it
Lab1119 9 months agoChicken was moist but really lacked flavor. I will try recipe again but probably tinker with it.
mjsumner 10 months agoKids loved it. Will have it again.
meldrum56 10 months agoeasy and a delicious family dinner
jeannemasur 10 months ago
Heatherferg 11 month agoDelicious, thank you for sharing.
meganspit 11 month agoThis was delicious. I love the marinade. Chicken was so tender, you could cut it with a fork. I cooked mine on the George Foreman (using chicken tenders) for five minutes. Thanks for sharing :) I love this app!
alvinia 1 year agoIt was pretty tasty. I used boneless skinless chicken breast. Marinated it overnight. Coated with breadcrumbs then egg then more breadcrumbs. Breading stayed together. I will be cooking this again
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Masterharper2 1 year agoMy family loves this one. It is messy to eat (bring the napkins), but it tastes so good we can definitely forgive it for the messy face and fingers!
tlbarker72 1 year agoI found this chicken to be a little bland. It was ok but not great. The bread crumbs didnt stick very well and did not crisp up the way I like. Others have suggested frying in a little oil first but to me that defeatsbthe purpose of oven fried chicken.
mogriff1 1 year agoMy hubbyvand I really enjoyed this recipe! I didnt have celery salt so I used garlic salt. I also used whole wheat panko instead of bread crumbs....it gave it a nice crunchy texture. Will definitely make this again!
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caramelhershey 1 year agoMy family loved this .. I will be cooking this again. I pan fried chicken first before baking
deannanorthsimpson 1 year agoExcellent and so easy to prepare. The Chicken was very moist and full of flavor! Will add this to our favorites!