Crispy and Juicy Fried Buttermilk Chicken

Crispy and Juicy Fried Buttermilk Chicken

If you’re craving a mouthwatering dish that’s both crispy and juicy, look no further than our Fried Buttermilk Chicken recipe. This southern-inspired delight is a family favorite and is sure to become one of yours too.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Add the chicken breasts to the buttermilk mixture and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the flour with additional paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Remove chicken from the buttermilk mixture, allowing excess to drip off, and coat each piece with the seasoned flour mixture.
  6. Carefully place the coated chicken into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy, about 5-7 minutes per side.
  7. Remove the chicken from the oil and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  8. Serve your Crispy and Juicy Fried Buttermilk Chicken hot with your favorite dipping sauces and sides.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Marinating Time: 2 hours

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Our Crispy and Juicy Fried Buttermilk Chicken is the perfect blend of crunchy and tender. The buttermilk marinade infuses the chicken with flavor and keeps it incredibly moist, while the seasoned flour coating delivers that irresistible crunch. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this recipe will have your taste buds dancing with joy.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 350

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 32g

Protein: 28g

Get ready to enjoy the ultimate comfort food. Our Crispy and Juicy Fried Buttermilk Chicken is sure to be a hit at your next meal. Serve it up with some creamy mashed potatoes and fresh coleslaw for a complete southern feast that everyone will love.

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