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Buttermilk Fried Chicken 2

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Global


Buttermilk Fried Chicken is a type of fried chicken where meat is marinated in buttermilk making it tender and juicy compared to other preparation methods.



Fried chicken

  • 1 1/2 kg good sized chicken legs
  • vegetable oil, for frying



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper


  1. Prick the chicken legs with fork all over.
  2. In a heavy duty Ziploc bag combine all marinade ingredients then add the chicken, close the bag and let it marinate for 6-8 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Combine all coating ingredients in a large container that you can cover.
  4. Remove the chicken form the zip lock bag and drain any excess liquid.
  5. Place chicken in the container with the coating mixture making sure the chicken will not touch each over, close the container then shake it to coat your chicken evenly.
  6. In a prepared 180C deep fryer cook your chicken for 15 minutes or until is cooked and golden brown crispy.
  7. Drain chicken of excess oil, let it cool for 5 minutes then serve.