Best Southern Fried Chicken Batter A Crispy Delight

Prepare Time

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 3 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 1 pound(s) uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s), four 4-oz pieces
  • 1/2 tsp table salt, divided, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, divided, or to taste
  • 1/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 3 oz low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup(s) cornflake crumbs


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and cayenne pepper.
  3. Place the flour in a shallow dish and dredge each chicken breast in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  4. Dip the floured chicken breasts into the buttermilk, then coat with the cornflake crumbs, pressing gently to adhere.
  5. Place the coated chicken breasts on the prepared baking sheet and spray the tops lightly with cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.

Nutrition Information: (per serving)
Calories: 230
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 80mg
Sodium: 480mg
Total Carbohydrate: 14g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 1g
Protein: 34g