Heather's Fried Chicken

  • Ready in 9h 25m

  • Serves 6

  • 668 calories

  • 55.41g carbs

Heather's Fried Chicken might be just the Southern recipe you are searching for. This recipe serves 6. This main course has 940 calories, 42g of protein, and 62g of fat per serving. For $2.46 per serving, this recipe covers 30% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe is liked by 115 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up buttermilk, egg, chicken thighs, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the buttermilk you could follow this main course with the Buttermilk Pie as a dessert.

9 ingredients

  1. 2 cups buttermilk
  2. 6 chicken drumsticks
  3. 6 chicken thighs
  4. 1 egg
  5. 3 cups flour
  6. 2 tbsps salt
  7. 2 tbsps seasoning mix
  8. 2 qts vegetable oil
  9. 1 qt water

Instructions

  1. Place chicken thighs and drumsticks in a large bowl, cover with cold water, and mix in salt. Cover and refrigerate from 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Rinse chicken thoroughly.
  3. Mix buttermilk, beaten egg, and 1 teaspoon chicken seasoning in a large bowl until thoroughly combined.
  4. Place chicken pieces into buttermilk mixture and refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  6. Place flour and 2 tablespoons chicken seasoning into a shallow bowl and mix until combined.
  7. Remove chicken from buttermilk bath, shake off excess buttermilk, and press into flour. Tap off excess flour.
  8. Gently place chicken into hot oil, 3 or 4 pieces at a time; fry chicken until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes per batch.
  9. Remove chicken pieces to a cooling rack set over paper towels to remove excess oil before serving.
Heather's Fried Chicken

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