Crispy Rosemary Chicken and Fries

Crispy Rosemary Chicken and Fries

Background and History:

Crispy Rosemary Chicken and Fries is a classic comfort food dish that combines the love of fried chicken with the earthy aroma of rosemary-seasoned fries. While its origins are somewhat unclear, it takes inspiration from the rich tradition of fried chicken and the aromatic flavors of rosemary that have been enjoyed for generations.

Serves: 4


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 4 cups russet potatoes, cut into fries
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • Cooking spray


  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • In a bowl, toss the potato fries with olive oil, half of the minced rosemary, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Spread the seasoned fries in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • In one bowl, place the flour, and in another bowl, whisk the eggs.
  • Season the chicken thighs with salt, pepper, and the remaining minced rosemary.
  • Dip each chicken thigh in the flour, then the egg, and back in the flour for a double coating.
  • Place the coated chicken thighs on the same baking sheet with the fries.
  • Lightly coat the chicken and fries with cooking spray.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes, or until the chicken is golden brown and crispy, and the fries are tender.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: Approximately 450 per serving
  • Protein: Around 25g
  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 35g
  • Fat: About 20g


  • For extra crispiness, you can use a wire rack on the baking sheet to allow air circulation around the chicken.
  • Customize the seasoning by adding your favorite herbs or spices to the flour.
  • Serve with a side of coleslaw, or a dipping sauce of your choice.

Allergy Warning:

  • Contains eggs and wheat.

Enjoy the satisfying crunch and robust flavors of Crispy Rosemary Chicken and Fries, a comforting dish that combines the best of fried chicken with aromatic, herb-infused fries—a perfect treat for any day of the week.

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