Best Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Best Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

2020-04-17
4 Stars (26 Voters)
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Learn how to make the best fried chicken! This easy homemade recipe makes super crispy fried chicken on the outside and moist, juicy and flavorful on the inside. This classic buttermilk fried chicken is a very popular dish in many places around the world, and for good reason. This recipe can be prepared with drumsticks, thighs or any other part.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
4
PREP TIME
30 Minutes
WORK TIME
30 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS

    For the marinade:

    • 4 Chicken drumsticks, bone-in
    • 4 Chicken thighs
    • 2 cups (480ml) Buttermilk
    • 2 teaspoons Salt
    • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Paprika
    • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder

    For the breading:

    • 3 cups (375g) All-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon Salt
    • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
    • 2 teaspoons Onion powder
    • 2 teaspoons Garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon Paprika
    • 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoons Dried oregano
    • Vegetable oil for frying
DIRECTIONS

1. In a large bowl mix all marinade ingredients, add the chicken, make sure each piece of chicken is coated with the marinate. Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

2. Prepare the breading: in a large shallow dish or in a Ziploc bag combine all breading ingredients. Add the marinated chicken to the flour mixture and roll until fully coated. Shake off the excess.

3. Heat oil to 350°F-375°F (175°C-190°C).

4. Place the breaded chicken into the hot oil, 3-4 pieces at the time. Fry for about 10-12 minutes, until the coating is dark golden brown and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C).

5. Transfer to a paper towels to drain. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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COMMENTS (1)
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    April
    4/21/2020

    The best challah bread recipe ever! Your recipe is so simple and because of the video it was so understandable. My teenage grandchildren love it and after I dropped off the six strands they did the rest and have since made this bread 4times! It tastes delicious!!!

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