Oven Fried Chicken

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups – buttermilk

1 teaspoon – kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon – freshly ground black pepper

3 pounds – chicken cut into 8 pieces

1 1/2 cups – bread crumbs

3/4 cup – flour

3/4 cup – cornmeal

3/4 teaspoon – chili powder

1/4 teaspoon – paprika

1 teaspoon – kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon – freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

1. The night before mix buttermilk, salt and pepper. Marinate chicken in the buttermilk mixture overnight in the refrigerator.

2. The next day combine the bread crumbs, flour, cornmeal, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.

3. Remove chicken from the marinade and roll in the bread crumb mixture. If it’s very wet allow to dry in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours.

4. Before removing the chicken from the refrigerator preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

5. Bake chicken for 30 to 45 minutes or to an internal temperature of 145 degrees.