This oven-fried chicken stays juicy inside and crispy on the outside (just like its fried counterpart) thanks to an easy cornflake coating.
Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken
PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS
TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 40 MINS
4 bone-in, skinless chicken drumsticks
4 bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 large egg
2 c. crushed cornflakes
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Season generously with salt and pepper.
- In a small bowl, whisk egg with 1 tablespoon water. In a large bowl, mix cornflakes with oil, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt.
- Coat chicken. Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper before serving.
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