A Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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A cut-up chicken dredged in buttermilk and seasoned flour, then deep fried to perfection.

A Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

How To Make A Southern Fried Chicken

5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Total: 1 hr


  • 1 whole chicken, 3½ lb, cut into 10 pieces
  • 2 pcs eggs
  • vegetable oil, for frying

Seasoned Flour:

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper


  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp steak sauce

To Serve:

  • 1 cup gravy


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large shallow dish, mix together flour, seasoned salt, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and black pepper.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, then whisk in buttermilk, barbecue sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and steak sauce.

  4. Dredge chicken in milk mixture, then in seasoned flour, alternating in each at least twice.

  5. Heat oil in a large, deep-sided skillet to 375 degrees.

  6. Cook chicken in hot oil until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes on each side.

  7. Arrange the chicken neatly onto a roasting pan lined with parchment paper.

  8. Roast in the oven until evenly cooked inside, roughly 10 minutes.

  9. Serve immediately with gravy.


  • Sugar: 38g
  • :
  • Calcium: 379mg
  • Calories: 1071kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 121g
  • Cholesterol: 176mg
  • Fat: 39g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 8mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Potassium: 1084mg
  • Protein: 55g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Sodium: 3283mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 873IU
  • Vitamin C: 5mg
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