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Oven Fried Chicken

I just love chicken and this is maybe not the healthiest way to cook the birdie…but oh my, it must be one of the tastiest. I served this with sweet corn, brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes and a mushroom and bell pepper sauce.


Serves: 4-6


12 Chicken thighs or pieces that you like best

3 Eggs

1 cup all-purpose Flour

1 cup seasoned Bread crumbs

Salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon Paprika

1/2 cup Vegetable Oil



  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C.
  1. Place the flour in a shallow bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Put the bread crumbs in another shallow bow.
  3. Beat the eggs in another bowl.
  4. Dredge the chicken piece by piece in the flour, then the egg, then the bread
    crumbs, until all pieces are coated.
  5. Pour the oil into a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  6. Add the chicken to the dish and sprinkle with paprika to taste.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, then turn pieces over and bake for another 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and drain on paper towels.



About The PaperCup Kitchen

Hi there everyone. I am Nelmarie, but please call me Nel. I, like so many people out there enjoy cooking and baking. Food makes me smile and it makes my heart beat faster. The only place where I know I fit just perfectly, is in the kitchen. I have also enrolled in a few cake decorating courses this year and I think I have met my true love....not mentioning my Hubby now :D. It took me 36 years to find out what I want to do with my life and I can now say the answer is rather simple...Bake and then decorating what I've baked. I have started PaperCup in 2011 whilst we were living in Moscow, Russia. Living the life of an Expat can sometimes get very lonely and the blog has not only brought the whole world into my kitchen but I have met so many gorgeous Foodie Friends. I am so happy that I have taken the plunge and started PaperCup. I am not a brilliant writer, I am not a brilliant chef, I am not a brilliant baker BUT I do invite you into my kitchen, take your shoes of, relax, have a bite to eat and let's have a chat. A little more about me: Nelmarie Rennison, married to Christopher for 6 years, together for 12. Two lovely kiddies, Nicholas 3 1/2 and Allegra just over a year. South African, lived in Russia for two years and now loving living in the UK. Diagnosed with MS in 2000 and never felt better :D I am just as grateful for dust blowing in my eyes as I am for Angels sitting on my shoulders. I love my family, my friends, my life and I am grateful for each new morning. Looking forward to get to know you better xx

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