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Skillet Fried Chicken

Simply the best-fried chicken recipe – Southern Fried Chicken you will ever eat!

Skillet Fried Chicken

Skillet Fried Chicken will change the way you eat chicken  🙌🏻  easy to make and so delicious!

Skillet Fried Chicken

The best part of it? This Skillet Fried Chicken is really simple to make!

Skillet Fried Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15-25 minutes (varies according to the type and size of chicken pieces used)

Servings: 6-8

Ingredients:

2-3 lb. Bone-in skin-on chicken pieces

⅔ C. Buttermilk

1 large egg

3 C. All-purpose flour

1 Tbsp. Cornstarch

½ tsp. Garlic powder

1 tsp. Paprika

½ tsp. Onion powder

½ tsp. Cayenne pepper

2 Tbsp. Salt divided

1 Tbsp. Black pepper divided

Oil for frying

Instructions:

Step 1. In a bowl, combine 1 Tbsp. salt, 1 tsp black pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Season both sides of the chicken pieces with the mixture and set aside.

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b.

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Step 2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, remaining salt, black pepper, and cornstarch.

a. Adding flour

b. adding salt

c. adding back pepper and cornstarch

Step 3. Whisk together the buttermilk, egg, and ½ cup of water in a separate bowl.

a. Adding eggs and buttermilk

b. Adding water

Step 4. Heat several inches of oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until it reaches 350 degrees.

Step 5. Dip the chicken pieces into the buttermilk mixture and then dredge in the flour mixture.

a. buttermilk mixture first

b. flour mixture second

Step 6. Place the breaded chicken into the heated oil and fry evenly, turning often until golden brown and cooked through.

Step 7. Remove the cooked chicken and drain it on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

Enjoy!

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Skillet Fried Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Skillet Fried Chicken
4.5 from 2 votes

Ingredients 

  • 2-3 lb. Bone in skin on chicken pieces
  • C. Buttermilk
  • 1 Large egg
  • 3 C. All purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • ½ tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Onion powder
  • ½ tsp. Cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Salt divided
  • 1 Tbsp. Black pepper divided
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine 1 Tbsp. salt, 1 tsp black pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Season both sides of the chicken pieces with the mixture and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, remaining salt, black pepper and cornstarch.
  • Whisk together the buttermilk, egg and ½ cup of water in a separate bowl.
  • Heat several inches of oil in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat until it reaches 350 degrees.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the buttermilk mixture and then dredge in the flour mixture.
  • Place the breaded chicken into the heated oil and fry evenly, turning often until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Remove the cooked chicken and drain on a paper towel lined plate before serving.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 1165kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 128g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 561mg | Sodium: 2801mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g
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