By Eddy − On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 4 months ago in Poultry
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Chef John's Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

Chef John's Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe
This buttermilk fried chicken is incredibly tender, thanks to tangy buttermilk.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Timen/a
Ready In6 h 50 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 (3 1/2) pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon white pepper¼ teaspoon dried rosemary¼ teaspoon ground thyme¼ teaspoon dried oregano¼ teaspoon dried sage¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper2 cups buttermilkSeasoned Flour:2 cups flour1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon cayenne pepper½ teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon white pepper½ teaspoon onion powder2 ½ quarts peanut oil for frying
1 (3 1/2) pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon white pepper¼ teaspoon dried rosemary¼ teaspoon ground thyme¼ teaspoon dried oregano¼ teaspoon dried sage¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper2 cups buttermilkSeasoned Flour:2 cups flour1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon cayenne pepper½ teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon white pepper½ teaspoon onion powder2 ½ quarts peanut oil for frying
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Directions

  1. Toss together chicken pieces, black pepper, salt, paprika, white pepper, rosemary, thyme, oregano, sage, and cayenne in a large bowl.
  2. Stir in buttermilk until chicken is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours.
  3. Combine flour, salt, paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, white pepper, and onion powder for seasoned flour in a large shallow dish.
  4. Remove chicken from buttermilk and dredge each piece in seasoned flour. Shake off any excess and transfer to a plate.
  5. Heat peanut oil in a large Dutch oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. Add chicken pieces to the hot oil and fry for 10 minutes. Turn chicken pieces and fry for another 10 to15 minutes.
  7. Remove chicken from oil and transfer to a cooling rack set over a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Chef John

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Judy Ferreira
Judy Ferreira
Tried was very good
2 months ago, Sunday, July 10, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear Judy.
2 months ago, Sunday, July 10, 2022
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