This chicken recipe has quickly become out favorite weeknight meal. It’s simple. It’s pretty. It’s oven- fried. It’s crunchy. It’s peppery.
This chicken recipe is full of savory goodness.
Oh, and it takes 2 seconds to pull together.
You want this in your belly.
Crispy Oven Fried Black Pepper Chicken
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
1 lb. chicken tenders
2 cups panko breadcrumbs
½ cup rice cereal
1-2 teaspoons lemon pepper
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon smoked paprika
2 teaspoons dried parsley
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Whisk eggs together in a large bowl with the water and hot sauce.
Combine panko, cereal, pepper, salt, and paprika on a large paper plate.
Fit a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment.
Coat the chicken in the egg mixture, and dredge through panko mixture.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until chicken registers 165 degrees with a meat thermometer.
Garnish with dried parsley.
(Photos by Launie Kettler)