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Kosher Southern-Style Chicken Recipe

southern style fried chicken because it's baked not fried

Southern-Style Chicken is classic picnic food. It's great cold. Just pack it up in a basket with a bottle of wine, and head out to the park for a gorgeous day.

This recipe is a real winner. In place of the classic deep-fry method, the chicken is baked in the oven coated in an incredible combination of flavor packed ingredients that produce juicy, crispy, addicting chicken every time. 

Related: Super Crispy Chicken Schnitzel

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 chicken, about 3 1/2 pounds, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon chicken seasoning 
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F. Spray a 9 x 13-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Pull off skin using a dry paper towel and place in prepared pan.
  3. Rub fried chicken seasoning into the chicken.
  4. Mix mayonnaise and mustard to blend, and then spread over chicken, coating all surfaces.
  5. Coat both sides of chicken with bread crumbs and arrange in prepared pan.
  6. Liberally spray non-stick cooking spray over chicken.
  7. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour. Chicken should be nicely browned and crunchy. Serve immediately.


Substitute 2 tablespoons olive oil for the mayonnaise or just use 3 tablespoons of olive oil or mayonnaise if you are not quite the Dijon fan that I am.

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