Buttermilk Crusty Fried Chicken

 

There is a wide variety of fried chicken that you can get from fast food restaurants and star hotels. Most of us are familiar with the regular nadan spicy chicken fry prepared at our home kitchen. Here is an amazing recipe to prepare juicily-spicy-crispy fried chicken at the convenience of your home. All kids and adults crave and love to eat fried chicken at any hour of the day, at a family/friends party or on a movie night :). Surprise everyone with this tasty Buttermilk Crusty Fried Chicken at your next gathering!


Ingredients :


 Marination

Chicken Pieces – 1 kg ( here used 8 drumsticks); whole chicken pieces is fine too

Buttermilk – ( 1 cup milk + 1 tsp lime juice  stir set aside for 5- 10 min)  – 1 cup or enough to cover chicken pieces

Salt – 1-1/2 tsp

Chilli powder – 1/4 tsp

Green chilli slit lengthwise – 1 nos

Ginger juice crushed – 1/4 tsp or less

Garam Masala – a pinch

Dipping

Egg – 1 large

Milk – 2 Tbsp

Black pepper – 1 tsp

Breading

All Purpose Flour (Maida)  – 1-1/2 cup or more

Cornflakes crumbled  – 1/4 cup or more (OPTIONAL)

Salt – 3/4 tsp

Baking Powder – 1-1/2 tsp

Baking Soda –  3/4 tsp

Fry

Oil – deep fry

 


Preparation :


 Take a deep bowl and mix in buttermilk, salt, chilli powder, green chilli, ginger juice and garam masala
 
The skin on chicken pieces can be removed if you want – healthier low in fat recommended!
 
Soak in chicken pieces in this mixture cover with a tight lid or aluminium foil and refrigerate for 3 to 6 hrs or overnight
 
Take 2 wide bowls and make the dipping mix – lightly beaten egg, milk and pepper in one and breading mix – flour, flakes, salt, baking powder and soda in the other
 
Take out the marinated chicken and remove the slit green chilli from it. In the next following steps make sure to tap off excess liquid (buttermilk or egg) before dipping into flour mix!
 
Dip each chicken piece in the egg mix dripping off the excess and place it on the flour – coat it evenly. Repeat this process with all the pieces and let the chicken pieces sit for about 20 minutes or so
 
Again repeat; dip each of the pieces in the egg mixture and coat it again with flour let it sit for 10 minutes
 
Meanwhile, heat oil in deep pan over medium-high heat. Note: make sure the heat is right when you put a small piece of batter it rises up to the top and not get burned.
 
Carefully place each chicken pieces in the oil ( piece must be completely immersed in oil) and deep fry for about 20 min turning occasionally.
 
 

 
Drain the pieces on a paper towel
 
Enjoy your Buttermilk Crusty Fried Chicken !! 🙂
 

Buttermilk Crusty Fried Chicken

Prep Time: 3 hours, 14 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours

Category: entree

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Ingredients

    Marination 
  • Chicken Pieces - 1 kg ( here used 8 drumsticks); whole chicken pieces is fine too
  • Buttermilk - ( 1 cup milk + 1 tsp lime juice  stir set aside for 5- 10 min)  - 1 cup or enough to cover chicken pieces
  • Salt - 1-1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Green chilli slit lengthwise - 1 nos
  • Ginger juice crushed - 1/4 tsp or less
  • Garam Masala - a pinch
  • Dipping
  • Egg - 1 large
  • Milk - 2 Tbsp
  • Black pepper - 1 tsp
    Breading
  • All Purpose Flour (Maida)  - 1-1/2 cup or more
  • Cornflakes crumbled  - 1/4 cup or more (OPTIONAL)
  • Salt - 3/4 tsp
  • Baking Powder - 1-1/2 tsp
  • Baking Soda -  3/4 tsp
    Fry
  • Oil - deep fry

Instructions

  1. Take a deep bowl and mix in buttermilk, salt, chilli powder, green chilli, ginger juice and garam masala
  2. The skin on chicken pieces can be removed if you want - healthier low in fat recommended!
  3. Soak in chicken pieces in this mixture cover with a tight lid or aluminium foil and refrigerate for 3 to 6 hrs or overnight
  4. Take 2 wide bowls and make the dipping mix - lightly beaten egg, milk and pepper in one and breading mix - flour, flakes, salt, baking powder and soda in the other
  5. Take out the marinated chicken and remove the slit green chilli from it. In the next following steps make sure to tap off excess liquid (buttermilk or egg) before dipping into flour mix!
  6. Dip each chicken piece in the egg mix dripping off the excess and place it on the flour - coat it evenly. Repeat this process with all the pieces and let the chicken pieces sit for about 20 minutes or so
  7. Again repeat; dip each of the pieces in the egg mixture and coat it again with flour let it sit for 10 minutes
  8. Meanwhile, heat oil in deep pan over medium-high heat. Note: make sure the heat is right when you put a small piece of batter it rises up to the top and not get burned.
  9. Carefully place each chicken pieces in the oil ( piece must be completely immersed in oil) and deep fry for about 20 min turning occasionally.
  10. Drain the pieces on a paper towel
  11. Enjoy your Buttermilk Crusty Fried Chicken !! 🙂
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