Fakey Flaky “Fried” Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce

Flaked, Baked Fried Chicken


This recipe is a version of the flake flaked fried chicken
in Operation Frontline’s Eating Right recipe book.  It’s always a huge hit and convincingly
crispy, juicy and delicious-no deep frying required. 


Serves 2-4



  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup whole grain flour
  • 1 tsp. each salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. mixed dried herbs
  • 3 large eggs, well whisked
  • 3 cups panko, plain or honey flavored
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • pinch chile flakes
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • 1/3 cup Dijon or
    whole grain mustard
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp. warm water
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces and skinned
  • Baking sheet sprayed with canola oil spray


Preheat your oven to 375 F. 


Combine milk and lemon juice in a large glass or stainless
steel bowl and whisk well.  Combine flour,
pepper and dried herbs in another bowl. 
Combine panko, paprika, chile flakes and parsley in a third bowl.


Put the chicken pieces in the milk/lemon juice mixture and let
it soak for several minutes. 


Meanwhile, combine the mustard with the honey and water,
whisk well.


Remove chicken from the milk mixture and transfer to a wide
plate covered with paper towels.  Blot
the chicken well. 


Dredge a piece of the chicken in the flour mixture, covering
all parts of the meat.  Next, shake off
excess flour and dip the chicken piece in the egg.  Finally, roll the chicken piece in the panko
mixture.  Place chicken on baking
sheet.  Continue with remaining


Bake at 375 F. for 10-12 minutes, or until chicken registers
160 F on an instant-read thermometer placed in the thickest part of the


Remove chicken to a platter and top with honey-mustard sauce.