Buttermilk fried chicken breast

Buttermilk fried chicken breast


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About this recipe: Moreish fried chicken pieces that no one can resist! Strips of chicken breast are coated in buttermilk and then seasoned breadcrumbs before being fried to a golden crisp.


Serves: 8 

  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into 1cm strips
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 250ml buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic granules
  • 125g plain flour
  • 125g seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1L oil for frying

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hr marinating  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

  1. Place chicken strips into a large, resealable plastic bag. In a small bowl, mix the egg, buttermilk and garlic granules. Pour mixture into bag with chicken. Seal, and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
  2. In another large, resealable plastic bag, mix together the flour, breadcrumbs, salt and baking powder. Remove chicken from refrigerator, and drain, discarding buttermilk mixture. Place chicken in flour mixture bag. Seal, and shake to coat.
  3. Heat oil in a large, heavy frying pan to 190 degrees C.
  4. Carefully place coated chicken in hot oil. Fry until golden brown and juices run clear. Drain on kitchen roll.

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