Delicious Fried Chicken Recipe

delicious fried chicken

Delicious Fried Chicken Recipe

It  is undoubtedly the fast food which has the most world wide popularity. There’s something about Good Ol Fried Chicken that pulls a crowd everywhere.

This is a super recipe. The best thing about it is that you can experiment with it – adding different herbs and spices each time till you find your flavor match!

Try my favorite recipe! Crispy Coating  outside and Tender Moist Chicken inside. Hungry Yet?

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Recipe Name: Delicious Fried Chicken Recipe 
Recipe Type: Chicken
Author: Shana c/o Recipes ‘R’ Simple
Prep time: 20
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 50

Delicious Fried Chicken Recipe


  • 2 ½ lb 1¼ kg Chicken cut in large pieces suitable to frying/broiling
  • ¾ cup Buttermilk
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1- 1¼ tsp Mixed Dry Herbs Thyme,Tarragon, Parsley ( experiment with your favorite herbs or use 1- 1 ¼ tsp of the following spice combination : 1 tsp paprika,1 tsp salt, 1 tsp mustard powder,½ tsp cinnamon powder, ¼ tsp cardamom powder, ¼, ¼ tsp onion powder,¼ celery salt)
  • Oil – like peanut oil for frying
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Pat dry the chicken. Place in a dry shallow bowl.
  • In another bowl, add salt, pepper, garlic, tabasco sauce and add enough buttermilk to cover the chicken. Taste the seasoning to adjust.
  • Pour over the chicken in the first bowl.
  • Marinate for ½ hour.
  • Combine flour, salt, pepper, herbs and toss well in another dry bowl.
  • Heat Oil in a fryer or skillet.
  • Dredge the marinated chicken in the flour mixture and roll around gently so that  each piece is well coated. (Do not overcrowd)
  • Lower into the oil. Once the Skillet is full, reduce the heat to medium and fry for 5-8 minutes,
  • Gently turn the pieces over, careful not to break the buttermilk crust.
  • Cover and fry on low for around 25 minutes. Then uncover and turn heat to high and turn over the chicken once more for 5 more minutes.
  • Drain on kitchen paper for 5 minutes before serving.

Delicious Fried Chicken Recipe 

  • Adjusting the heat goes a long way to frying perfect chicken if your cooking on the stove top.
  • Remember if you are only frying a few pieces to adjust the time accordingly.
  • Do not overcrowd the skillet or deep fryer.
  • If you dont hear a nice moderate sizzle it means you must turn up the heat.
  • To start off frying test the oil with a bit of batter it should sizzle quick but not splatter too much or the crust will be burnt on the outside before the chicken inside is cooked.
  • Covering and frying for the majority of the time gives a succulently moist chicken and increasing the heat at the end gives a crisp coating.
  • To get an even coating you can also put the flour mixture in a large food zipper bag, add all the chicken nd shake well after sealing the bag. Do not press on the pieces with hands

Key Ingredients: Chicken, Buttermilk, Herbs & Spices, Salt, Garlic, Oil

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