Buttermilk Baked Chicken

Buttermilk Baked Chicken

We seem to eat a lot of chicken in our house (especially when I find a good deal at the store), so I am always looking for ways to put a new spin on it.  Well this is it and it was delicious.  Simple ingredients and easy preparation make for the perfect week night dish.  My husband came across a new app called “Food Network In the Kitchen”.  It allows you to browse through recipes from your favorite Food Network chefs, save recipes, make a grocery list and even compare similar recipes.  Once I started looking through it I got so many great ideas for upcoming meals.  You will have to check it out.  I can’t wait to hear what you think about this yummy chicken recipe.  Enjoy!

Buttermilk Baked Chicken


  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 yellow onion, sliced
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 4 Chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • 2 cups crushed corn flakes
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped


  1. Mix together buttermilk, lemon juice, hot sauce, onion, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add chicken and coat with mixture.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours or up to 12 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Mix corn flakes, Parmesan cheese, and thyme together. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Remove chicken from marinade, letting excess drip off and dredge through corn flake mixture.
  6. Place wire rack on cookie sheet covered with foil. Place chicken on wire rack.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes until golden crisp.

Recipe adapted from Food Network.

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