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crispy buttermilk baked chicken

Buttermilk Baked Chicken

This moist and tender Buttermilk Baked Chicken is not only quick and easy to make for family dinner, but it is the perfect new comfort food.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 457kcal


  • 2-3 pounds chicken breast boneless skinless
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  • Set each breast in between two layers of plastic wrap and flatten to 3/4 inch thickness by using a mallet or rolling pin. Soak chicken in buttermilk for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a shallow dish, combine remaining ingredients. Shake excess buttermilk off each piece of chicken and coat in the bread mixture.
  • Lay in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake in preheated 400 degree F oven for about 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.


Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 837mg | Potassium: 992mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 409mg | Iron: 2.2mg