Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Gravy

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe is from Taste of Home, and it's a delicious fried chicken recipe. Prep time excludes refrigeration time. Complete and utter comfort food...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a large flat dish.
  2. Pour buttermilk over chicken and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a double-strength paper bag.
  4. Drain chicken and toss pieces one at a time in the flour mixture.
  5. Shake off excess and place on waxed paper for 15 minutes.
  6. Heat 1/8 to 1/4 inch of oil in a skillet.
  7. Fry chicken until browned on all sides.
  8. Cover and simmer, turning occasionally, for 40 to 45 minutes, or until juices run clear.
  9. Uncover and cook 5 minutes longer.
  10. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  11. Drain all about 1/4 cup drippings and stir in flour until bubbly.
  12. Add milk and 1 1/2 cups water.
  13. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  14. Cook 1 minute more.
  15. Add remaining water if needed.
  16. Season with salt and pepper.
  17. Serve with chicken.
Most Helpful

5 5

It was a hit with the WHOLE family!! I used skinless breasts and buttermilk in the gravy recipe where it calls for milk.

5 5

DELICIOUS!!! Simple and moist. This fried chicken came together so easy "and who doesn't love easy?" I didn't make the gravy because I served this with Potato Salad. This will defiantly be made again. Thank you for posting :)