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fried buttermilk chicken legs

Recipe by
Tony G.
Cumming, GA

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.

yield 4 -6
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For fried buttermilk chicken legs

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

How To Make fried buttermilk chicken legs

  • 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.