More Great Recipes: Main Dish

Buttermilk Battered Fried Chicken


User Avatar
Member since 2007

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

2 cups buttermilk
3 teaspoons red pepper sauce
1-3/4 pounds chicken, cut into 8 pieces, rinsed and patted dry
2-1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Pure Canola Oil, as needed for frying


Preparation Directions:


In a shallow baking dish, whisk together buttermilk and red pepper sauce. Add chicken pieces. Turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or up to 24 hours.


In a shallow baking dish, whisk together flour, oregano, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper. Toss the chicken pieces in the seasoned flour, a few at a time, until well coated. Dip chicken in buttermilk, then coat again in flour mixture.


In a large heavy skillet, pour oil to a depth of 1 inch. Heat the oil to 350ºF. (Use a deep fryer thermometer to measure the temperature.)


Add chicken pieces in a single layer, skin side down. Fry about 4 minutes. Turn over and fry the other side for about 4 minutes. Turn again, frying a total of about 15 minutes or until chicken is evenly golden brown and crisp. Remove cooked chicken from pan. Place on a paper towel lined plate to drain.


Pairs Well With


Notes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11264 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

450 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51079 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana