Tracie's Savory Fried Chicken

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Tracie's Savory Fried Chicken
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 24, 2024

This recipe for Tracie's Savory Fried Chicken combines juicy chicken with a flavorful coating that is sure to impress your family and friends. The chicken is marinated in a blend of herbs and spices before being coated in a seasoned flour mixture and fried until golden and crispy. Serve it with your favorite sides for a delicious and satisfying meal.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken pieces and buttermilk. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  3. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk and dredge each piece in the seasoned flour mixture, making sure to coat it thoroughly.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet or deep fryer to 350 degrees F.
  5. Fry the chicken in batches, turning occasionally, until golden brown and cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Transfer the fried chicken to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Marinating the chicken in buttermilk helps tenderize the meat and adds a tangy flavor.
  • The blend of spices in the seasoned flour creates a deliciously savory crust on the chicken.
  • Frying the chicken at the right temperature ensures a crispy exterior and juicy interior.