Homemade Fried Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Homemade fried chicken recipe? Learn how to make Homemade fried chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lrigden

Makes 4 servings



I had to leave out the oil from the recipe, or it threw the counts WAY off - you don't actually eat all that oil! My fryer takes 6 cups, use what's recommended for yours.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade fried chicken

3 lb chicken, cut onto pieces
2 cups low fat buttermilk
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 cups Flour, for dredging

Recipe Directions for Homemade fried chicken

  1. Place chicken pieces into a plastic container and cover with buttermilk. Cover and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.

  2. Drain chicken in a colander. Combine salt, paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Liberally season chicken with this mixture. Dredge chicken in flour and shake off excess.

  3. Fry chicken using your fryer's directions.

  4. Cook chicken until golden brown. More importantly, the internal temperature should be right around 180 degrees.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 569.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
921
Calories from Fat
117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.0g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
267mg
89%
Sodium
3851mg
160%
Potassium
842mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
80.7g
27%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
113.0g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 22% Iron 46%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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