Picnic Fried Chicken
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Serves: Serves 4 - 6
Picnic Fried Chicken - Chicken marinated in a spicy buttermilk marinade, fried and then chilled before serving,
  • 1 chicken
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
Fry Coating:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • oil for frying
  1. Cut chicken up into pieces.
  2. In a large bowl combine all the marinade ingredients. Stir to combine. Add chicken pieces to the marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. Mix together flour, salt and pepper together in a bag.
  4. Drain chicken from marinade. Put chicken a piece at a time in the bag of flour. Shake.
  5. Add oil to a heavy pan about 1 1/2 inches deep. Bring up to around 325 degrees. Add chicken, do not crowd in pan. Depending on your pan, you may have to do it in 2 fryings. Make sure to do pieces of the same size each time to avoid overcooking the smaller pieces. Turn down heat to medium. Cover pan with a lid. Cook for about 8 minutes on each side.
  6. Turn up heat and remove the lid and quickly crisp the chicken up. Remove to some paper towels to drain. Lightly salt again immediately.
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Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2013/06/22/picnic-fried-chicken/