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Tanya’s Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Tanya’s Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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How To Make Tanya’s Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

The breast is the leanest part of a chicken. No wonder a lot of health buffs and fitness enthusiasts are drawn to this specific cut of meat. Besides that, you can make all kinds of dishes with it! Just take a look at this collection of chicken breast recipes, and you’ll be surprised by the range of options. Try it out and make everything from crispy baked dishes to tender slow-cooked renditions.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4 chicken legs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, marinate chicken legs in buttermilk for at least 1 hour.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan or deep fryer to 350°F (175°C).

  4. Dredge each marinated chicken leg in the flour mixture, ensuring it is evenly coated.

  5. Carefully place the coated chicken legs into the hot oil and fry for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.

  6. Drain fried chicken on a wire rack or paper towels to remove excess oil.

  7. Serve hot and enjoy the crispy and flavorful Tanya’s Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken.


  • Calories : 590kcal
  • Total Fat : 25g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 135mg
  • Sodium : 1770mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 53g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 37g
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