My Mama's Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Zelda Hopkins

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@Zelda51

From the time I was a little girl I can remember my Mother making our Sunday Dinner this way. She always soaked our chicken overnight in buttermilk. Then she would season it and fry it until it was a goldren brown.It was truely a tradition at our house. Hope you enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Serves:

serves 8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 box
buttermilk
2 large
4lb. chickens cut into 16 pieces
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
cavenders seasoning
1/4 c
milk
3 large
eggs
2 c
flour
vegetable oil for frying
1 tsp
garlic powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse the chicken, place cut up pieces in large bowl and cover with carton of buttermilk. Cover with foil and place in fridge overnight. In a medium size bowl combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Cavender's Seasoning. Mix thourghly. Then in another bowl beat eggs, and 1/4 cup of milk together. Heat 3 inches of oil to 350degrees in a dutch oven. Dip the chicken pieces first into the egg mixture and then into the flour, shaking off any excess. Fry the chicken, in batches if necessary, until Golden brown and crisp on the outside. About 13 minutes for dark meat and 10 minutes for white meat.Drain on papertowel.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Kids, #buttermilk