Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Preparation Time – 15 min

Cooking Time30 min


  • 2 quarts buttermilk, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 4 lbs. bone-in chicken parts with skin
  • 1/4 cup Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • Vegetable oil for frying


– Combine 7 cups buttermilk, paprika, garlic and bay leaves in large bowl. Add chicken; cover and refrigerate 1 to 3 hours. Drain chicken.

– Combine Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon with flour in shallow bowl. Whisk egg, baking powder and baking soda in another shallow bowl; whisk in remaining 1 cup buttermilk.

– Heat 2-inches oil in large wide pot to 325°.

– Meanwhile, dip chicken in flour mixture, then buttermilk mixture then in flour mixture again. Shake off excess flour. Place on wire rack until oil is ready.

– Fry chicken, in batches, covered, turning occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

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