Jazzy Fried Chicken Recipe

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Kelly Published: December 23, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Jazzy Fried Chicken Recipe

How To Make Jazzy Fried Chicken

Give fried chicken a jazzy upgrade with this recipe. Marinated with a blend of spices, the meat is breaded with seasoned flour then fried until golden.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 30 minutes



For Marinade:

  • 2tbspMcCormick® Jazzy Spice Blend
  • 1tbspkosher salt
  • 2tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 4cupsbuttermilk
  • 4lbchicken thighs and drumsticks,bone-in, skin-on

For Breading:

  • tspkosher salt
  • 2tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 2tbspMcCormick® Jazzy Spice Blend
  • 4cupsall-purpose flour
  • canola oil,for frying


  1. To make the marinade, in a large bowl, add the jazzy spice blend, salt, pepper, and buttermilk, then whisk to combine.

  2. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss until fully coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours, or overnight.

  3. Make the breading by adding the salt, pepper, Jazzy spice blend, and flour in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.

  4. Dip the marinated chicken in the flour mixture until fully coated. Transfer to a plate or baking sheet.

  5. Heat 1 inch of oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until it reaches 350 degrees F.

  6. Working in batches, fry the chicken for about 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

  7. Transfer the chicken to a wire rack set over a baking sheet to drain. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 978.39kcal
  • Fat: 55.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.09g
  • Fiber: 1.58g
  • Sugar: 4.84g
  • Protein: 71.28g
  • Cholesterol: 348.65mg
  • Sodium: 1206.42mg
  • Calcium: 152.89mg
  • Potassium: 966.81mg
  • Iron: 4.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 81.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.98mg
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