CRISPY FRIED BUTTERMILK CHICKEN

Prep Time: 8 hrs | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 8 hrs 15 mins

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Ingredients:

2 1/2 to 3-pound chicken parts or pieces

BUTTERMILK BRINE

2 to 3 cups buttermilk

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon seasoning salt

FLOUR BATTER INGREDIENTS

3 cups self-rising flour

2 tablespoons seasoning salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

COOKING OIL

peanut oil

Directions:

For the Buttermilk Brine:

Step 1: Wash the chicken and discard fat.

Step 2: In a mixing bowl, add buttermilk, seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir until well mixed.

Step 3: Add the chicken and toss until well coated with the brining solution.

Step 4: Place it inside the fridge to marinate for about 8 hours.

For the Batter:

Step 1: In a resealable bag, add flour, cayenne pepper, Hungarian paprika, garlic powder, seasoning salt, salt, and pepper. Shake the bag until well mixed.

Step 2: Coat each brined chicken with the batter. Shake off any excess.

To Fry:

Step 1: Place a frying pan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 2: Add enough oil to submerge the chicken, then allow it to become hot.

Step 3: Add the coated chicken and cook until they turn golden brown.

Step 4: Place them onto a clean plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.

Step 5: Serve hot and enjoy!