Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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Southern Fried Chicken
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  1. Wash chicken and pat dry.
  2. Pour buttermilk into a small bowl.
  3. Dip chicken into buttermilk, covering all surfaces.
  4. Mix flour, salt, and pepper and pour into a 1 gallon zip lock bag, place dipped chicken into flour mixture and close bag.
  5. Shake bag well making sure all surfaces are covered with flour.
  6. Heat 3/4 inch of oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  7. Shake chicken again and put into oil, brown lightly on both sides, reduce heat to medium low and cook chicken to 180 degrees internal temperature on an instant read thermometer, turning frequently.
  8. Cooking time may vary slightly depending on your heat setting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 544.15 Kcal (2278 kJ)
Calories from fat 250.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.79g 43%
Cholesterol 161.39mg 54%
Sodium 855.78mg 36%
Potassium 436.32mg 9%
Total Carbs 32.88g 11%
Sugars 2.04g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 5%
Protein 36.77g 74%
Vitamin C 5.2mg 9%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Calcium 207.1mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 211.46 Kcal (885 kJ)
Calories from fat 97.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.8g 43%
Cholesterol 62.72mg 54%
Sodium 332.56mg 36%
Potassium 169.56mg 9%
Total Carbs 12.78g 11%
Sugars 0.79g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 5%
Protein 14.29g 74%
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Iron 1.5mg 21%
Calcium 80.5mg 21%

* 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

  • 12.9
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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