Comfort Food Made Healthy: Fried Chicken

Added to Recipes on Mon 10/28/2013


2 1/2 - 3 lb chicken

1/2 cup buttermilk

2 cloves garlic minced or 1 tbsp of chopped garlic 

1 tsp hot sauce

1tbsp mustard

1/2 cup whole-wheat flour

2 tbsp sesame seeds

1 1/2 tsp paprika

1 tsp of thyme

1 tbsp of baking soda

Dash of salt and pepper

Olive oil cooking spray



Preheat oven to 425°F. 


To make marinade, combine buttermilk, hot sauce, mustard, and garlic in a bowl. Whisk until blended. 


Place chicken in the bowl and marinade for no less than 30 minutes and no more than 8 hours. 


In a bowl whisk together whole wheat flour, sesame seeds, paprika, thyme, baking soda, and salt and pepper. Place this mixture in a Ziploc bag. Remove chicken from marinade, and place into Ziploc bag until fully coated. 


Spray baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray, and bake coated chicken for 40 minutes or until brown.