Main Dishes

Buttermilk-Fried Chicken

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This BEST EVER BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN will become the favorite chicken of your life! Anyone can master this AMAZING technique for the most tender juicy chicken with a crunchy savory outer skin. SO GOOD

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For the Brine:
• 8 cups (½ gallon) cold water
• ½ cup kosher salt
• 1 lemon; grated zest & sliced
• 6 bay leaves
• 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
• ¼ cup flat leaf (Italian) parsley
• 2 sprigs rosemary
• 4 sprigs thyme
• 3 tablespoons honey
• 1 head garlic; cloves smashed, and skin left on
For Frying the Chicken:
• 10 pieces chicken, skin-on and bone-in (whole breast cut in-half)
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1½ tablespoons garlic powder
• 1½ tablespoons onion powder
• 1½ teaspoons sweet paprika
• 1½ teaspoons cayenne pepper or 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
• 1 teaspoon kosher salt
• ½ teaspoon freshly ground black peppe
• 1 quart buttermilk
• 10 cups Peanut, Canola or Vegetable Oil, for frying (peanut is best, but is the most expensive)
For the Brine: 1. Place all brine ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute or until the salt dissolves, then chill completely. 2. When the mixture has chilled, add the chicken pieces and...
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Nutritions

Calories
5424

Sodium
15241mg
635% DV

Fat
648g
997% DV

Protein
119g
239% DV

Carbs
171g
58% DV

Fiber
96g
384% DV

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3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV