This is the best fried chicken! Its all in the flavorful coating that really makes this so tasty, and the moistest chicken EVER!
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (4 pound) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
- 1 quart buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
- 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- oil for frying
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine chicken, buttermilk and salt. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour, Italian dressing mix, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper. Remove chicken from buttermilk, and coat well with flour mixture. Let set on a plate for about 10 minutes.
Fry in hot oil until meat is no longer pink, and breading is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.