REAL Southern Fried Chicken Batter

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Ingredients :

  • 2 lbs chicken pieces
  • 4 – 6 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground white pepper 1 tsp black ground pepper
  • canola or corn oil enough to deep fry with

Direction :

Rinse and trim the chicken of any excess skin and fat.

Place the chicken in a big bowl, and fill with the buttermilk then cover.

Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.

Drain the buttermilk from the chicken, but DO NOT rinse the chicken.

Season the chicken with poultry seasoning, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, and black pepper.

Rub the seasoning all over the chicken, the set it aside.

In a large bowl add the flour and remaining seasonings. Mix well.

Coat the chicken with the seasoned flour 2 times.

Heat the oil to 360, and deep fry the chicken for about 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown and there is no blood.

Let sit for 5 minutes, then serve!

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