Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half or 1 thigh and 1 drumstick)
Photo: Karry Hosford

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Place panko in a shallow dish. Dip chicken, one piece at a time, into buttermilk mixture; dredge in panko.

Step 3

Place chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Lightly coat chicken with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until done, turning after 20 minutes.

Chef's Notes

Panko—crunchy Japanese breadcumbs—can be found at Asian markets and produces the crispiest oven-fried chicken. You can try curry powder in place of the Cajun seasoning.

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