Fried Buttermilk Chicken Legs

Tony G.

By
@bigdaddy57

Always a favorite for young and old, they are even better the next day served cold with a big dollop of potato salad and slaw.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

12
each chicken legs
1 qt
low fat buttermilk
3 Tbsp
hot sauce
12 clove
garlic, bruised
2 c
flour
salt and pepper
canola oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl that can be covered; mix buttermilk, hot sauce, and crushed garlic. Place chicken legs in bowl; cover and refrigerate for 24 hrs.
2
In a resealable gallon zip lock, mix flour and the salt and pepper. Remove chicken legs from buttermilk mixture with tongs, tapping on bowl to remove excess buttermilk. Place legs in bag; give it a good shake, then press the flour mixture into the chicken legs.
3
Heat oil at medium high heat; place chicken legs in oil and fry 7-8 minutes per side.
4
Place on plate with paper towels to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy