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5 from 1 vote

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

This crispy, juicy fried chicken recipe is delicious drizzled with some hot sauce and paired with a glass of lemonade.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buttermilk Chicken, Crispy Fried Chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Julie of


  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, hot sauce, 1 tsp granulated garlic, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp oregano, 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika, fresh garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the chicken in the buttermilk mixture and then cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and the remaining spices along with the baking powder, salt, and pepper.
  • In a shallow bowl, beat two eggs and set aside.
  • Heat frying oil to 375 degrees.
  • Coat the chicken in the all-purpose flour, dip the chicken in the eggs and then dredge it once more in the all-purpose flour.
  • Fry the chicken for 20-25 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 431mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1180IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 228mg | Iron: 2.6mg