Oven-Fried Barbecue Chicken

Oven-Fried Barbecue Chicken

Bypass the fryer in favor of this crisp baked chicken alternative. It’s coated in honeyed barbecue sauce just before serving for a delicious finish.

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cup buttermilk
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
teaspoon pepper
3- to 3 1/2-lb cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
Cooking spray
cup barbecue sauce
tablespoons honey
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Pour buttermilk into large shallow dish. In large plastic food-storage bag, mix flour, salt and pepper. Dip each chicken piece in buttermilk, then place in bag with flour. Hold bag closed and shake until chicken is coated. Place skin side down in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Spray chicken generously with cooking spray. Turn chicken; spray other sides generously with cooking spray.
  2. Bake uncovered 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is crisp and juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix barbecue sauce and honey . Just before serving, brush chicken with sauce mixture.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Round out this barbecue chicken dinner with coleslaw from the deli and corn muffins from the bakery.
Give this chicken an Asian twist by using bottled teriyaki glaze or sauce instead of the honey and barbecue sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 720mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.