Oven-Fried Panko Chicken

60 mins (prep 20)
5 ingredients
makes 4 to 6 servings
For those with a fear of frying, this oven method produces moist, flavorful meat and all of the requisite crunch—thanks to the crisp panko bread crumbs—with none of the usual mess. It's a terrific choice for an easy family dinner or casual entertaining.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , kid--friendly , back-to-school , family-reunion ,
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  • 2 cups panko (japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 chicken (about 3 1/2 pounds), rinsed, patted dry, and cut into 10 serving pieces (breasts cut crosswise in half)


Serving Size (146.88 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 517.48 Calories from Fat 241.29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26.81g 164.97%
Saturated Fat 15.4g 307.92%
Trans Fat 0.96g %
Cholesterol 60.95mg 81.27%
Sodium 584.04mg 97.34%
Total Carbohydrate 58.18g 77.58%
Dietary Fiber 3.26 g 52.08%
Sugars 6.04 g %
Protein 11.09g 88.74%
Vitamin A 803.27IU% Vitamin C 0.17mg%
Calcium 314.72mg% Iron 4.27mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4