Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken
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Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    buttermilk
  • 1   tablespoon 
    lemon juice
  • 3   pounds 
    fryer chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1   cup 
    soy flour
  • 1   teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground pepper
  • 8  1/2 tablespoons 
    canola oil
Directions
1.
In a large bowl, mix buttermilk and lemon juice. Add chicken, cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (can marinate overnight).
2.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
3.
Drain chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Combine soy flour, salt and pepper in a plastic bag. In two batches, add chicken and shake to coat. Place chicken on wire rack and let dry 15 minutes.
4.
Heat 1/2 cup oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and fry chicken in batches 4 to 5 minutes per side, until golden brown.
5.
Place chicken on baking sheet and bake 25 to 30 minutes minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 429, Fat, total (g) 27, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 39, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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