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

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

The Next Betty Crocker October 10, 2011

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 :)

daisygrl64 July 13, 2009