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How to Make Buttermilk Fried Chicken

It takes a little bit of work, but Chef John’s buttermilk fried chicken is definitely worth the effort! In this video, you’ll see how to make classic buttermilk fried chicken with 11 spices. Chef John starts by showing you how to quickly cut up a whole chicken into parts for making fried chicken. Cutting up your own chicken is a real money saver. You can follow along with Chef John's recipe for Buttermilk Fried Chicken. You’ll toss the chicken with 11 spices and then marinate it in buttermilk. Give the chicken a quick dredge in seasoned flour, and it’s fry time! In the video, you’ll see Chef John fry the chicken in hot oil and watch it come out so crispy and golden brown, you can practically taste it!

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  • Mike Specian

I let the chicken marinate for a full two days. It came out amazingly!

  • Renee Thomas

i tryed the buttermilk chicken it taste like regular chicken... i bought the 1% BUTTER MILK AND I LET IT SOAK FOR SIX HR DID I BY THE WRONG BUTTER MILK ..AND WHAT TASTE IM LOOKING FOR ...I WASENT PLEASE WITH IT....

  • Aisha S.

Did he ask how often do you fry chicken, once a year?? lol come on I'm sure folks will fry chicken a lot more than that....looks great