Chicken Brine

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 12 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a gallon-size zipperlock plastic bag, combine the salt, sugar, paprika, garlic cloves and bay leaves.
  • With a rubber mallot, smash the garlic into the salt and spice mixture thoroughly.
  • Pour the mixture into a large nonreactive bowl.
  • Add the buttermilk and stir until salt is completely dissolved.
  • Immerse the chicken in the brine, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until fully seasoned, 2-3 hours.
  • Coat and fry the chicken.
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