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Cornmeal Crusted Baked Chicken

Bone in chicken breasts crusted with a mixture of cornmeal and fresh rosemary; then baked until golden brown is juicy and delicious. 
Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Author Carrie's Experimental Kitchen



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Prepare two bowls. Whisk the eggs and water together in one medium sized bowl and the rosemary and cornmeal in another.
  • Dip the chicken first into the egg wash; then into the cornmeal mixture. Place on a baking sheet on a wire rack and coat with cooking spray.
  • Bake 30-40 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and has a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees.


You can use this breading for boneless or bone-in chicken, pork or fish. Please adjust your cooking times accordingly.