Southern Fried Chicken

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Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with the ultimate southern comfort food – southern fried chicken! This crispy and juicy chicken recipe is a family favourite and perfect for any occasion. Serve it with your favourite sides like homemade coleslaw, pickles, and hot sauce for an unbeatable flavour combination. Trust me, you won’t be able to resist the crispy, golden-brown coating and succulent chicken.

  • Total Time: 13 – 17 mins
  • Serves: 4 1x


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  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt plus extra to serve
  • 4 chicken thigh fillets, fat trimmed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups flour
  • Oil for frying


  1. In a small bowl, combine the spices and salt, and sprinkle over both sides of the chicken.
  2. Dredge the chicken in the buttermilk, followed immediately by the flour. Shake off any excess.
  3. In a large, deep pan, heat the oil on medium heat.
  4. Cook the chicken for 8-12 minutes or until crisp and golden.
  5. Drain on a paper towel.
  6. Sprinkle with extra salt to serve.


MAKE AHEAD AND LEFTOVERS – Best cooked and consumed immediately. Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave or oven however the coating will soften.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 -12 mins

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