Fried Chicken With Buttermilk Recipe

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Ivan Jennings Modified: March 25, 2022
Fried Chicken With Buttermilk Recipe

How To Make Fried Chicken With Buttermilk Recipe

Looking for a great potluck dish for your family gathering? Make this fried chicken recipe made with buttermilk, chicken, hot sauce, and seasoned flour.

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 4lbschicken,cut into 8 pieces with the backbone discarded
  • 2cupsbuttermilk
  • 1tbspkosher salt
  • 2tspcoarse ground black pepper
  • 2tbsphot sauce,optional
  • 2cupsflour
  • 1tsppaprika
  • canola oil,for frying


  1. Mix the chicken pieces, buttermilk, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a large bowl and refrigerate for at least four hours.

  2. Mix the paprika with the flour in a medium bowl with a baking sheet set up next to it.

  3. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk, then add each chicken piece to the flour, coating well, then place onto the baking sheet and let sit for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Add a large dutch oven ½ full with canola oil heated to 365 degrees F and fry in batches of 4 pieces, cooking for 10 to 12 minutes.


  • Calories: 1182.52kcal
  • Fat: 76.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 33.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.37g
  • Fiber: 1.10g
  • Sugar: 3.10g
  • Protein: 89.74g
  • Cholesterol: 342.64mg
  • Sodium: 1233.51mg
  • Calcium: 129.56mg
  • Potassium: 1002.63mg
  • Iron: 4.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 202.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.51mg
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