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Moist baked buttermilk chicken with cornflakes and homemade seasonings

Moist baked buttermilk chicken recipe

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Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 487 kcal

what you'll need

  • 8 4 oz chicken legs
  • 4 cups lowfat buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 5 cups cornflakes crushed
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

let's do it

  • Mix buttermilk, lemon juice, hot sauce, poultry seasoning, pepper and salt together in large bowl. Submerge chicken in buttermilk mixture and soak for at least 3 hours (or overnight).
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix cornflakes, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and paprika in large bowl. Dredge chicken into cornflake mixture until thoroughly coated then place chicken on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 degrees.

One Last Thing

Forget the fried chicken! Low-fat buttermilk and a crunchy coating of cornflakes and parmesan cheese make this dish a favorite.


Calories: 487kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 48gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 2800mgPotassium: 486mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4g
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