Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 35 min
  • Marinating 12 h
  • Servings 4

Categories

Ingredients

  • Marinade

    • 8 chicken drumsticks, with or without the skin
    • 2 cups (500 ml) buttermilk
  • Coating

    • 1 1/2 cups (210 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • 1 tsp onion powder
    • 1 tsp dry mustard
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 3 cups (675 g) vegetable shortening, for frying

Preparation

  • Marinade

  • Coating

Note from Ricardo

Fried Chicken and Waffles

To make this American classic, serve the fried chicken drumsticks on warm Classic Buttermilk Waffles (see recipe). Plate with watermelon cubes (sprinkled with a few thyme leaves, if desired) and drizzle generously with maple syrup.

Personal Note