The Best Fried Chicken Recipe


Tips and Tricks for Fried Chicken

- Don't overcrowd the pan. - Don’t skip the cornstarch in the chicken batter. - Only flip your chicken one time.

You'll need bone-in chicken, buttermilk, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

What You'll Need

Whisk together buttermilk, hot sauce, and egg in a large bowl.

Make the Marinade

Add the chicken and toss to evenly coat. Cover and place in the refrigerator to marinate.

Marinate the Chicken

Once the chicken is finished marinating, mix flour, cornstarch, and all the seasonings in a large bowl.

Mix the Batter

Heat oil to 350 degrees F. Remove marinated chicken, shake off excess, and coat evenly with flour mixture.

Batter the Chicken

Cook the chicken in the hot oil for 8-12 minutes until crispy and golden.

Fry the Chicken

Transfer chicken to a cooling rack with a parchment-lined baking sheet underneath to catch any excess oil.

Transfer to Cooling Rack

Enjoy hot with your favorite side dish!


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