Blue-Ribbon Fried Chicken

Blue-ribbon Fried Chicken Recipe

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Brandy Charette


This spiced-up verison of the classic Southern fried chicken makes for a finger-licking,tasty weekend meal

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr
40 Min


1 c
2 1/4 tsp
black pepper divided
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
whole chicken (about 4lbs) cut into 8 pieces
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
2 tsp
dry mustard
1 1/2 tsp
garlic salt
2 1/2 c
vegetable oil

How to Make Blue-Ribbon Fried Chicken


  • 1Place the buttermilk, 1/4 tsp. black pepper,salt, and cayenne pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken,seal and shake to coat. Chill for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, if possible.
  • 2Place the flour,paprika, mustard,garlic,salt,and remaining pepper in a seperate bag,Add one piece of chicken to the bag,close and shake to coat. Transfer to a wire rack. Repeat with thne remainig chicken pieces.
  • 3Preheat oven to 250 F.. heat the vegetable oil in a deep medium skillet to 350 For until a cube of bread dropped into the oil browns in 30 seconds. Add4 chicken pieces to the skillet and reduce heat. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 4Turn the chicken and cook, uncovered until the juices run clear when chicken is pieced with a knife, about 10 minutes longer. Drain the chicken on paper towels. Transfer to a baking sheet and place in the oven to keep warm. Repeat the steps for frying and draining for the remaining chicken pieces. Serve hot.

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About Blue-Ribbon Fried Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken