Paula Dean's Spicy Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

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Paula Dean's Spicy Buttermilk Fried Chicken
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  1. In a large bowl place the buttermilk, hot sauce, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the seasoned salt and cut up chicken, cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours Drain and discard buttermilk mixture.
  2. In shallow dish combine flour, garlic salt, red pepper, onion powder and remaining 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt. Dredge chicken in flour mixture and place on wire rack and let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large (preferably) cast-iron skillet pour oil to a depth of 3 inches and heat to 350 degrees.
  4. Fry chicken pieces in batches, for 12 to 15 minutes per side or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers 165 degrees. Drain on a clean wire rack over paper towels.
  5. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 418.05 Kcal (1750 kJ)
Calories from fat 150.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.72g 26%
Cholesterol 87.16mg 29%
Sodium 384.41mg 16%
Potassium 416.93mg 9%
Total Carbs 40.23g 13%
Sugars 8.24g 33%
Dietary Fiber 1.32g 5%
Protein 23.15g 46%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 204.1mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 146.01 Kcal (611 kJ)
Calories from fat 52.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.84g 26%
Cholesterol 30.44mg 29%
Sodium 134.27mg 16%
Potassium 145.62mg 9%
Total Carbs 14.05g 13%
Sugars 2.88g 33%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 5%
Protein 8.09g 46%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 8%
Iron 0.4mg 7%
Calcium 71.3mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.5
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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