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Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Fried Chicken
 
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Recipe type: Lunch
Time of Year: Anytime
Ingredients
  • 1 whole chicken broken down or use 4 drumsticks and 4 thighs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 250 g Japanese bread crumbs
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten with ½ cup of milk
  • Oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Score the chicken pieces and marinate overnight in the buttermilk, garlic and herbs
  2. Heat oven to 180°C
  3. Pat dry, to crumb the pieces of chicken roll in flour, seasoned with salt and pepper. Follow with egg wash and bread crumbs.
  4. Heat oil until hot, but not smoking. To test drop a crumb in until it sizzles.
  5. Fry the chicken pieces evenly on all sides until browned.
  6. Place in a heated oven until cooked through.
  7. Serve with a little side salad.