Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Nothing beats the deliciousness of crisp, homemade fried chicken. Enjoy this buttermilk fried chicken for brunch or dinner!

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Recipe Type: Chicken & Poutlry
Author: Foodieaholic
Ingredients
  • 1 3-31/2lb. Organic chicken
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 cups flour plus 1/2 cup
  • 2 tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 3 qts. canola frying oil
  • 2 quarts brine*
Instructions
  1. Rinse chicken in cold water.
  2. Cut into 8 pcs. Remove both wings, separate drumsticks from thighs at joint, remove breasts and cut each into 2 pieces.
  3. Submerge in brine* for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  4. Remove from brine and place on a cooling rack and return to refrigerator to dry.
  5. Combine the buttermilk with 2 tbsp. of hot sauce and 3/4 cup flour with a whisk.
  6. Heat canola oil in a large cast iron skillet to 325F using a thermometer.
  7. In a large bowl coat the chicken pieces in buttermilk mixture and leave to marinate for up to 1 hour.
  8. Combine 4 cups of flour with the onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and salt.
  9. One piece at a time, remove the chicken pieces from buttermilk and dredge in the flour mixture.
  10. Carefully place 4 pieces of chicken into hot oil and fry for 10-12 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165F with a digital thermometer and the crust is golden brown. Repeat with the remaining 4 pieces.
Notes
[b]*Brine Recipe[/b][br]5 cups lukewarm water[br]1/2 cup sugar[br]1/2 cup kosher salt[br][br]Combine all ingredients and whisk together to dissolve salt and sugar.

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