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Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Description: Fried chicken.
Yield: About 3-4 servings.

Chicken Preparation

Qty Unit Ingredient
1 Whole Chicken (about 4 1/2 lbs)
1 pint Buttermilk


  1. Cut chicken into 8 pieces (2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, 2 wings, 2 breasts, you may want to cut each breast in half)
  2. Refrigerate chicken pieces in buttermilk for at least 8 hours

Chicken Seasoning

Qty Unit Ingredient
1 Tbsp. Kosher Salt
1 Tbsp. Paprika
2 t Garlic Powder
1 t Black Pepper
1/2 t Chili Powder
1/2 t Chipotle Powder


  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly
  2. Drain buttermilk off of chicken
  3. Sprinkle seasoning over both sides of chicken


Qty Unit Ingredient
Peanut Oil


  1. Dredge seasoned chicken in flour
  2. Fry at 360 in batches, turning once to cook evenly
  3. Fry until cooked through and golden brown (about 8-10 minutes)
  4. Dry on a rack and serve warm

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