Mama's Fried Chicken

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken in shallow dish or ziploc plastic bag; add buttermilk.
  • Cover or seal, and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Remove chicken from buttermilk, discarding buttermilk.
  • Dredge chicken in flour.
  • Pour oil to a depth of 1 1/2 inches in a deep skillet or Dutch oven; heat to 360°F.
  • Add chicken, a few pieces at a time; cover and cook 6 minutes.
  • Uncover chicken and cook 9 minutes.
  • Turn chicken; cover and cook 6 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook 5 to 9 minutes, turning the chicken the last 3 minutes for even browning, if necessary.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Test chicken with meat thermometer (170°F) or by piercing thickest portion with fork.
  • When juices run clear it is done.
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