Easy Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 24, 2022
Easy Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

How To Make Easy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk fried chicken is always best when served fresh from the fryer. When you’re craving for good’ol fried chicken, this recipe does the trick.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 33 minutes
Marinating Time Time: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 38 minutes



  • 1chickenbutchered
  • 2cupsbuttermilk
  • 2cupsall-purpose flourunbleached
  • 2tspsalt
  • 2tsppepper
  • coconut oilfor frying


  1. Marinate chicken pieces in buttermilk, covered, for 6 to 12 hours in the refrigerator.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Take chicken out of the buttermilk and coat each piece with the flour mixture.

  4. Put about 1-inch deep of coconut oil in a pan and fry the chicken for 4 minutes per side.

  5. When all chicken is done, put on a baking sheet with a wire rack and bake the chicken the rest of the way for 25 minutes or until it reaches 180 degrees F.

  6. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

  7. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 982.52kcal
  • Fat: 53.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.49g
  • Fiber: 2.05g
  • Sugar: 6.05g
  • Protein: 66.46g
  • Cholesterol: 229.90mg
  • Sodium: 1146.71mg
  • Calcium: 191.33mg
  • Potassium: 838.27mg
  • Iron: 5.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 140.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.03mg
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