Fried Buttermilk Chicken Legs

1
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.

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
24 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Fried Buttermilk Chicken Legs

Step-by-Step

  • 1In 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.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Heat oil at medium high heat; place chicken legs in oil and fry 7-8 minutes per side.
  • 4Place on plate with paper towels to cool.

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About Fried Buttermilk Chicken Legs

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




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