Fried Chicken Recipe

Buttermilk is used to soak this Fried Chicken Recipe, which results in a chicken that is extremely crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. A wonderful and simple dish that is ideal for hosting a game day or getting together with friends and family.  


– 4-poundchickencut into piece – vegetable oil for frying Brine: – 2cupsbuttermilk – 2cupspickle juice – 1/4cuphot sauceoptional Coating: – 2cupsflour – 1tablespoonsalt – 1teaspoonground black pepper – 1tablespoonpaprika – 1tablespoongarlic powder


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Cut and remove the chicken backbone. Chicken is normally chopped into 8-10 pieces.

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Mix pickle juice and buttermilk in a large bowl. For more heat, add spicy sauce. Add chicken chunks to the mixture. Let stand 30 minutes or refrigerate 24 hours.

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Stir flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika in a medium shallow bowl. Set a wire rack on a baking sheet nearby.

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Toss one chicken piece in the flour mixture and lay it on the cooling rack after removing it from the buttermilk. Let it sit 20–30 minutes.

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Add the flour mixture to a large baking dish, pour the chicken in, and toss before placing it on the cooling rack to save time.

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Half-fill a large/deep frying pan with oil. Fry chicken in batches at 365 degrees, being cautious not to overcrowd. Cook chicken for 10 minutes or more until crispy and golden.

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Remove chicken from oil and drain on a cooling rack over paper towels. Use your favorite sauce and enjoy.

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