Forget greasy deep-fried chicken and use your oven for the best fried chicken you've ever had! Yes, this Oven Fried Chicken is crispy, moist and delicious, and cuts the calories using the oven instead of the deep fryer.
This recipe maximizes on flavor with a blend of spices that will really have an impact when they hit your taste buds. The Parmesan-corn flake breading packs on even more zest and help crisp up the chicken tenders. And don't forget the honey mustard dipping sauce. Your family will be begging you to make this over and over again!
For the chicken
- 8 chicken tenders
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups cornflakes
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons melted butter (plus more for greasing the pan)
For the creamy honey mustard dipping sauce
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons mustard
- Cayenne pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Liberally grease a baking sheet with butter.
Combine the mayonnaise and spices.
Crush the cornflakes and combine them with the Parmesan in a shallow dish. You can also add more of the spices to this mixture too if desired.
Coat each tender in the mayo mixture, then coat them in the cornflake mixture.
Place on the greased pan and drizzle with the butter. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the center reaches 165 degrees.
To make the creamy honey mustard dipping sauce, combine all ingredients in a bowl. Serve baked chicken with honey mustard sauce.