Do you want the juicy taste and crispy crust of fried chicken, without standing at the stove forever to fry it? This Oven-Fried Chicken is an easy option.
, combine egg and milk.
In a second shallow dish, combine crushed cornflakes, thyme, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix in melted butter.
Take the skin off the chicken pieces (optional).
Working with one piece of chicken at a time, dip in egg mixture then coat with cornflake mixture.
Set chicken, bone side down, in a greased 9 x 13 baking pan.
When all the chicken is coated with the cornflake mixture, sprinkle any leftover cornflake crumbs over chicken in the baking pan. Press cornflake crumbs lightly into chicken.
Be sure the chicken is spaced out in the pan. If the pan is too crowded (chicken is touching), use two pans.
Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees, for 45-55 minutes until chicken is done (
165 degrees F
in center). Do not turn chicken during baking.
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