Southern Fried Chicken

The Right Cut

The journey to perfect Southern Fried Chicken begins with choosing the right cut.

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The Marinade Magic

Marinating the chicken is where the Southern magic begins. A buttermilk-based marinade is a classic choice, imparting both tenderness and a hint of tanginess.

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The Flour Coating

The secret to that irresistibly crunchy exterior lies in the flour coating. A seasoned blend of all-purpose flour, salt, pepper, and a dash of paprika creates the ideal mix.

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The Double Dip Technique

Use the second dip method for added crunch. After dipping the chicken in the buttermilk marinade, roll it again in the seasoned flour.

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The Cast Iron Charm

No discussion of Southern Fried Chicken is complete without the mention of the trusty cast-iron skillet.

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The Art of  Timing

Mastering timing completes Southern Fried Chicken excellence. Fry each piece until brown and at least 165°F (74°C).

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