Juicy and Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

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Aaron Bennett Modified: March 25, 2022
Juicy and Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

How To Make Juicy and Crispy Fried Chicken

Enjoy this fried chicken for the crispiest dish! It’s seasoned with a hearty Italian mix, buttermilk-marinated, then fried to golden brown perfection.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Marinate Time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 40 minutes



  • 4lbschicken,cut into 8 pieces
  • 4cupsbuttermilk
  • 1tbspsalt
  • 3cupsall-purpose flour
  • 0.7ozdry Italian-style salad dressing mix,(1 package)
  • 1tsppoultry seasoning
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tspground black pepper
  • oil,for frying


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the chicken, buttermilk and salt. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

  2. Heat the oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.

  3. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, Italian dressing mix, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper.

  4. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk, then coat well with the flour mixture. Let set on a plate for about 10 minutes.

  5. Fry in hot oil for 20 minutes until the meat is no longer pink, and the breading is golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 764.08kcal
  • Fat: 41.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.20g
  • Fiber: 1.36g
  • Sugar: 6.21g
  • Protein: 51.14g
  • Cholesterol: 176.66mg
  • Sodium: 940.87mg
  • Calcium: 177.73mg
  • Potassium: 670.18mg
  • Iron: 4.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 110.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.88mg
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