Southern Fried Chicken

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By Linda Edwards-Jackson
from Boise, ID. & Dallas, NC

Great Fried or Baked.

prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake


  • 8
    chicken, legs or thighs
  • 2
  • 4 c
  • 3 c
    self- rising flour with salt & pepper to taste
  • 8 oz
    vegetable oil (or oil of your choice)

How To Make

  • 1
    Wash chicken and set aside on paper towels
  • 2
    In a large bowl beat eggs
  • 3
    Pour buttermilk into a 9x13 baking dish; add beaten eggs and mix together.
  • 4
    Put chicken into buttermilk mixture.
  • 5
    Marinate chicken 2 hours, or over night if you prefer.
  • 6
    Roll each chicken piece in the flour. Place chicken into hot oil in a deep skillet without crowding. Fry 7 to 8 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • 7
    Chicken can be baked in a 350 oven in a heavy skillet, using 1/2 inch or less oil, for 15 minutes each side.