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Carolina Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

6 servings


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  • 1 qt whole milk
  • kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 lbs roasting chickens (each cut into 8 pieces)
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper (fresh)
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 11/2 tsps baking soda
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour (aprx. amount)
  • vegetable oil (for frying, about a quart)


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Nutrition Facts

6 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1410 Calories from Fat 390
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 66%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1520mg 507%
Sodium 1280mg 53%
Potassium 1880mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 115g 38%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 29g
Protein 130g
Vitamin A 1170%
Vitamin C 140%
Calcium 50%
Iron 200%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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