Oven Baked Chicken

A classic recipe in which chicken pieces are first briefly fried in butter and chicken seasoning, then cooked further in the oven to perfection. Perfect for a cozy family dinner or a special occasion.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Course: Main course
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: chicken, roasted chicken
Servings: 6


  • 1 casserole suitable for oven
  • 1 vel aluminiumfolie


  • 2 chickens (+- 1.2 kg)
  • 2 tbsp chicken seasoning
  • 1 lump butter


  • Preheat the oven to maxium 170°.
  • Chop the chicken
  • Season the chicken pieces along both sides.
  • Briefly fry the fillets in the pan until crispy, just a few minutes per side. Set them aside.
  • Fry the rest of the chicken also crispy in the pan. Turn off the heat in time and let the pan cool slightly.
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  • Put the pan with just the chicken legs in the oven, protect with alumium foil and do so for 75 minutes.
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  • After 50 minutes, remove the pan from the oven and add the chicken fillets for another 25 minutes.
  • After a total oven time of 75 minutes, the chicken is ready.
  • Tasty!


  • Chicken seasoning is a mixture of several spices so each brand has its own flavor and strength.


  • Cut one or more bell peppers into coarse pieces and put them in the pan along with it.
  • Besides the classic chicken seasoning, there are countless variations of seasoning or marinade possible.
  • To further infuse the flavor of the seasoning or marinade into the core of the chicken, you can apply the seasoning or marinade the day before.
  • Ideal with rice or croquettes.

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