This recipe was awesome and I used skinless boneless chicken breasts as some other people did the same thing and it turned out perfect. Just as you said the honey DID caramelize and my friend thought I was burning it but I reassured him that I wasn't. Pound the chicken breasts with a meat mallet or a rolling pin, to tenderize the meat and ensure uniform thickness. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the chicken and let sit for 15 minutes or so. Heat a skillet over med-high heat, and add olive oil. When pan is sufficiently heated, sear chicken breasts … Wow this was the best oven fried I've had! I did alter the recipe by thinning the sour cream with buttermilk and seasoning with the same spice as the coating. I used skinless breasts. What makes this recipe great is you get a thick and crunchy coating that TASTES fried! Thanks for sharing- … Jul 11, 2021 · Check the chicken's internal temperature with a food thermometer to ensure it's fully cooked. According to the USDA, the minimum safe temperature for chicken is 165 F. This recipe will work with boneless chicken breasts, but they will cook faster. Check the internal temperature after 12 to 15 minutes and keep cooking if needed. Jun 12, 2021 · Traditional southern fried chicken recipes are simply chicken dusted in flour and fried crisp, but this delicious variation uses a buttermilk bath for a tangy twist. This buttermilk fried chicken is great hot, but also makes a wonderful picnic item served cold. For a fried chicken recipe that is significantly lower in fat, try Southern fried chicken thighs.