Dutch Oven Fried Chicken

Recipe

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Dutch oven fried chicken will make amazing crunchy, golden fried chicken!  The key to make a  brine with buttermilk, cornstarch AND a secret oil temperature!  P

Total Time

50 mins

Servings

5 people

Cuisine

soul food

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ingredients

– 5 lb whole chicken  – 3 cups buttermilk – 1/4 cup salt – 1/4 cup sugar - tap to see more ...

STEPS

– To a large Ziploc bag add buttermilk, salt, and sugar.  Gently mix well. Add the chicken pieces. Refrigerate. – Remove the chicken from the brine. Pour the brine down the drain. Pat the chicken dry then place the chicken on a parchment or foil-lined baking sheet.

STEPS

– To a large brown bag or Ziploc add pepper to the flour and the rest of the flour ingredients. Season the chicken with the salt. – To a bowl, add eggs and whisk. Add the chicken pieces to the flour and shake the bag to coat the chicken.

STEPS

– Place the chicken back into the flour and shake to coat again then place it on the parchment lined bake tray. Let the chicken sit to absorb the flour. –  Add the chicken pieces to the dutch oven but do not overcrowd it. Flip the chicken a couple times as it cooks. Fry until golden brown.

STEPS

– To keep the fried chicken crunchy and crisp, drain the chicken over a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet for about 10 minutes. To prevent soggy chicken, do not drain on paper towels.

READY

Enjoy!

So good!

April

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