Oven Fried Chicken

Simplify your dinner with this Oven Fried Chicken that comes out crispy & delicious in about an hour. Less mess & clean up, the best baked chicken recipe. Ever!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 1 package usually about 8 pieces chicken thighs with skin
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • Sprinkle of salt pepper, smoked paprika to taste (about 1/8- 1/4 tsp of each per piece)


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • Spray a 9x13 metal, stoneware or enameled cast iron baking dish with cooking spray & set aside.
  • Combine chicken & flour in a large gallon size zip top bag- seal & shake well until chicken is coated in flour
  • Remove each piece of chicken from the bag & place skin down in prepared baking dish
  • Sprinkle with seasonings & bake 30-35 minutes
  • Remove & turn each piece of chicken over to skin side up- sprinkle with more seasonings
  • Bake an additional 30-35 minutes
  • Remove from oven & transfer chicken to a plate lined with paper towels
  • Sprinkle with additional salt
  • ENJOY!


***NOTE: Due to some safety concerns with baking glass cookware, please use a metal, Corningware or Enameled Cast Iron baking dish.