Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup buttermilk
3 1/2 pounds chicken pieces
1 cup canola oil for frying — cup

Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In plastic bag, combine flour, seasoned salt and pepper.

Dip chicken in buttermilk.

Shake chicken, 1 or 2 pieces at a time, in flour mixture.

Remove chicken pieces with tongs; place on waxed paper.

Melt shortening in large skillet over medium high heat.

Cook chicken 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until browned.

Reduce heat to medium low; cook uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear.


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