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Fried Chicken

Crispy on the outside and juicy in the inside.

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Equipment List

  • 6 qt Deep pot
  • Slotting spoon
  • Tongs
  • Baking sheet
  • Papertowels
  • Medium bowls q:2
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Shallow dish/plate q:2
  • Baking rack
  • Papertowel


  • 1 Whole Chicken
    - cut into 8 pieces or you can buy bone-in chicken cut already
  • Chicken Seasoning
    • 1 tsp Granulated Garlic
    • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Overnight Soak
    • 4 c Buttermilk
  • Flour Mixture
    • 2-1/2 c Flour
    • 1 tsp Baking Powder
    • 1 tsp Paprika
    • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
    • 1 Tbsp Salt
    • 1 Tbsp Granulated Garlic
    • 2 tsp Black Pepper
  • Batter
    • 2 c Buttermilk
    • 3 Eggs
      - beaten
    • 4 Tbsp Hot Sauce
      - used Frank Red Wing
  • 48 oz Canola oil
    - for frying

Preparation Instructions

  • Make sure you have all ingredients in stock.
  • Cut whole chicken into 8 pieces
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  • Season chicken with garlic, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper.
  • Place seasoned chicken in an appropriate size bowl with 4 c of buttermilk. Tightly cover bowl and store in the refrigerator for 8-12 hrs or overnight.
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  • When ready to fry the chicken, remove the chicken from buttermilk and discard this buttermilk. Place chicken on a plate. Measure and prepare ingredients.
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  • In a bowl combine flour mixture with flour, baking powder, paprika, cayenne powder, garlic salt and pepper. Set aside.
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  • In a bowl, beat 3 eggs. Then slowly mix in the buttermilk and hot sauce till we'll combined.
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  • Using a tong, dredge chicken in flour mixture, then wet mixture then back into the flour mixture. Place chicken on a plate. Repeat till all chicken done.
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  • Prepare baking sheet with papertowels then place baking rack on top. Set aside.
  • Place pot on stovetop and pour oil in.

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat to 332°F
  • Slowly place 4 pieces of chicken into the pot.
  • Note: Remove chicken from oil

Finishing Instructions

  • Place cooked chicken on baking rack.
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  • Repeat the cooking of chicken till all chicken cooked.
  • Serve warm.