• Crispy buttermilk fried chicken

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    Crispy buttermilk fried chicken
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 30 min Servings: 8
    by Lesa
    46 recipes


    • 3 c all purpose flour
    • 3 tsp salt
    • 2 tsp black pepper
    • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
    • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
    • 1 1/2 c butter milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 3/4 tsp baking soda
    • 1 fryer chicken cut in 8 pieces
    • 4 c oil


    1. In a 13x9x2 in baking pan
    2. Whisk together flour, salt, pepper, sugar, and paprika, in a medium size bowl,
    3. whisk together butter milk, eggs, baking powder and baking soda until smooth
    4. Dip each piece of chicken into butter milk mixture. Shaking off excess.
    5. Roll in flour mixture and dip in butter milk and flour mixture a second time.
    6. Place on baking sheet fitted with a wire rack. Refrigerate while heating oil.
    7. Heat oven to 175degrees. Place oil in a large lidded heavy bottom dutch oven.
    8. Heat oil to 360 degrees over med heat. Place half of the chicken pieces, skin side down, in the oil.
    9. Cover and reduce heat to med. Fry chicken for 7 to 8
    10. minutes or until golden brown.
    11. Check after 4 minutes to be sure chicken is browning evenly.
    12. Rearrange if necessary. Flip chicken over and fry an additional
    13. 7 to 8 minutes or until golden
    14. Place back on baking sheet fitted with wire rack and place in oven to keep warm.

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    • Kathy
      Wonderful looking recipe, I will try soon

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