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How To Make Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk fried chicken is an all-time favorite of my family. It is so crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. This buttermilk fried chicken is perfect when you add a side of white rice and gravy. So delicious this crispy fried chicken will have you coming back for more and more!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Soulfood
Calories 4070 kcal


Buttermilk chicken

  • 1 Tbsp Seasoning salt
  • 4 Pound Chicken wings
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Saran Wrap
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • 3 Cups Buttermilk
  • 1 Tsp Hotsauce optional

Flour batter

  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Seasoning salt
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp Ground black pepper
  • 6 Cups Vegetable oil


Buttermilk Chicken

  • In a bowl add in your chicken wings
    4 Pound Chicken wings
  • Next, in separate bowl add in all your seasonings. Mix until completely combined
    1 Tbsp Seasoning salt, 1 Tbsp Ground Black Pepper, 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • Evenly spread that seasoning all over your chicken
  • Add in your buttermilk along with hot sauce
    3 Cups Buttermilk, 1 Tsp Hotsauce
  • Mix the chicken well into the buttermilk and place Saran Wrap over the chicken.
    Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour
    Saran Wrap
  • Add your vegetable oil in a Dutch oven
    Preheat your oil to 350 degrees
    6 Cups Vegetable oil

Flour batter

  • Add your flour to a bowl along with seasoning.
    1 Tbsp Seasoning salt, 1 Tbsp Ground Black Pepper, 3 Cups Flour, 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • Take the buttermilk chicken out of the refrigerator
  • Add one piece of chicken at a time to flour. Cover the entire chicken with flour
  • Add about 5 to 6 pieces of chicken to the preheated vegetable oil
    Don’t overcrowd pot with chicken
  • Allow the chicken to cook for about 6-10 minutes on one side and about 6-10 minutes on the opposite side or until the chicken internal temperature reaches 165 degrees inside. PLEASE MAKE SURE NO PINK IS ON THE INSIDE BEFORE EATING
  • Place chicken on a napkin to allow the chicken to cool for 5 minutes
  • Enjoy


Calories: 4070kcalCarbohydrates: 341gProtein: 245gFat: 185gSaturated Fat: 58gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 834mgSodium: 15549mgPotassium: 3261mgFiber: 15gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 2700IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 1077mgIron: 29mg
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