Crispy Chicken Recipe: Make Ahead Meals

crispy chicken recipe make ahead meals

Crispy Chicken Recipe


I don’t know about you, but to me it’s a lot easier when I can just pull something out of the freezer and cook, than to prepare an entire meal!!! Especially when I’m tired and don’t feel like spending the whole day in the kitchen!! Check out this recipe for Crispy Chicken!!


All you do is make the recipe up to where it says #13. Easy Peasy!


If you like this Crispy Chicken Recipe be sure to check out our Make Ahead Meatloaf Recipe and our Make Ahead Burger Recipe.


Crispy Chicken Recipe from the Freezer


Crispy Chicken Recipe: Make Ahead Meals


  • 2 1/2 lbs fryer chicken, cut up
  • 3/4 C sour cream
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 1 t Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 t celery salt
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/8 t pepper
  • 1/2 t paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 C dry bread crumbs
  • Aluminum foil


  1. Combine sour cream and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  2. Stir in Worcestershire sauce until completely blended.
  3. Add the celery salt, salt, pepper, paprika and garlic and mix well.
  4. Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl or on a plate.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Spray a large baking pan with a non stick cooking spray.
  7. Dip chicken pieces into the sour cream mixture.
  8. Roll in the bread crumbs.
  9. Place in a single layer in the baking pan.
  10. Bake 50 minutes or until chicken is tender and brown.
  11. Let chicken cool before removing from pan.
  12. Once the chicken has cooled wrap each piece in aluminum foil.
  13. Freeze for up to 2 months.
  14. Reheat by preheating oven to 450 degrees.
  15. Place each piece of chicken still in the aluminum foil on a cookie sheet.
  16. Bake 35 minutes.
  17. Unwrap from aluminum foil and place back in the oven.
  18. Continue baking 10 minutes or until crisp.
  19. Enjoy!

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Crispy Chicken Recipe: Make Ahead Meals was last modified: January 21st, 2019 by Bianca

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