Prep Time: 25 mins | Cook Time: 40 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
This fried chicken recipe is superb! Oh, man, you have got to give this one a try, I’m telling you! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. Enjoy!
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 ½ c vegetable oil
2 cups buttermilk, see notes for substitutions
2 large eggs, whisked
3 tsp salt
1 ½ c all-purpose flour
½ c breadcrumbs, plain or Italian
2 ½ tsp seasoned salt
¾ tsp paprika
½ tsp cayenne pepper
1 ½ tsp black pepper
Step 1: Wrap each chicken breast with saran.
Step 2: Pound the chicken breasts to 1/2-inch thick.
Step 3: Use paper towels to pat dry the chicken.
Step 4: In a mixing bowl, add buttermilk, eggs, and salt. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 5: Add the chicken breasts and allow them to marinate for about 1 to 2 hours or overnight.
Step 1: Coat the marinated chicken breasts with the breading mix.
Step 2: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 3: Add enough oil to submerge the chicken breasts and allow them to become hot.
Step 4: Add the chicken breasts in batches and fry for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Step 5: Transfer the fried chicken onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 6: Repeat the process to the rest of the chicken breasts.
Step 7: Serve with gravy and mashed potatoes. Enjoy!
Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 460mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg