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Baked Chicken - Crispy oven baked not fried

Baked Crispy Chicken

These crispy chicken are an absolute treat with kids and adults. Marinated with a spicy egg mixture then coated in breadcrumbs for a nice crisp before being baked not fried. A very simple and easy recipe that needs only 10 minutes work and 40 minutes baking.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword baked, Chicken, crispy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 368kcal
Cost $10


  • Baking Dish
  • Mixing bowl


  • 6 chicken legs


  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper powder
  • ½ tsp Cayenne chilly powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander powder dhania
  • ¼ tsp Cumin powder jeera
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric haldi
  • 2 tbsp All-purose flour maida


  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • !/2 tsp Pepper powder


  • Preheat the oven at 190 C/ 375 F
  • Clean the chicken pieces, and pat dry.
  • Combine all marinade ingredients in one bowl
  • Combine the coating ingredients in another bowl
  • Coat the chicken in the marinade (you can leave them in this marinade for up to 8 hours in the fridge)
  • Remove them from the marinade and add them into the coating mixture
  • Coat well on all sides pressing well so it does not fall.
  • Place the chicken pieces into a baking dish.
  • Spray with cooking spray or (use a brush the chicken pieces with oil)
  • Bake in a hot oven for 40 to 45 minutes


Recipe adapted from - Veena Asmanov's buttermilk crispy chicken


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 541mg | Potassium: 307mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg