The Ultimate Oven Fried Chicken Recipe
Perfectly crisp skin and tender, juicy chicken every time. This oven fried chicken recipe is sure to be your family go-to.
  • 3 to 4 pounds chicken pieces (Skin on)
  • 1/4 cup flour or rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder (Or cayenne, if you want a lot of heat)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place butter in a shallow baking dish and place in the oven.
  3. Wash chicken and pat dry. Mix flour paprika chili powder salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Coat chicken pieces in seasoned flour. Shake off excess. flour.
  4. When butter is melted, place chicken skin side down in baking dish. (Careful, it'll be hot!) Bake chicken for 30 minutes. Turn chicken and bake an additional 15 minutes, or until cooked through. (Juices should run clear.) Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Share and enjoy!
For a gluten free version, use rice flour in place of regular flour.
Recipe by Uncle Jerry's Kitchen at