Jo’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

This Buttermilk Fried Chicken is super juicy, tender and so delicious! Perfect for lunch or dinner and served with a side salad.

Servings: 4


2 cups buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp hot sauce
salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 lb chicken wings, chicken legs or chicken breast
vegetable oil for frying


  1. Wash your chicken and dry it with paper towels. In a bowl mix the liquid ingredients and spices, so the buttermilk, eggs, paprika, hot sauce, salt and pepper and mix really well. In another bowl, combine the baking powder and baking soda, and then whisk into the buttermilk until it becomes foamy.
  2. In a shallow dish add the flour alongside the buttermilk mixture.
  3. First dredge the chicken in the flour on all sides, then dip into the buttermilk mixture and make sure it’s coated well all around. Dredge the chicken in flour one more time, then place the chicken on a plate, and repeat with all chicken pieces. So it’s easy, flour, buttermilk, flour. If your flour gets too dirty just throw it out and start with fresh flour.
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