Easy Oven-Fried Chicken
Chicken thighs are breaded with a crispy combination of crackers and cornmeal in this easy baked, fried chicken dish.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Melt shortening and butter in a 9×13-inch baking dish in the preheating oven.
Once melted pour enough vegetable oil into the baking dish until oil is about 1/2-inch deep.
Keep oil mixture in the oven while preparing remaining ingredients.
Beat egg and water in a shallow dish.
Combine crackers cornmeal sage tarragon and garlic powder in a large resealable plastic bag.
Season with salt and pepper; seal and shake bag to mix.
Dip chicken thighs in egg mixture and place 2 to 3 thighs in the plastic bag; shake to coat.
Repeat with remaining chicken.
Arrange chicken thighs skin-side down in preheated baking dish.