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Jalapeno Buttermilk Hot Fried Chicken

  Buttermilk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Jalapeno peppers 2 , minced
  Garlic cloves 3 , minced
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Tabasco 4 Tablespoon (Or More To Taste)
  Chicken pieces 8 , cut into pieces (Skin On)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon

Combine buttermilk, salt, jalapeno peppers, garlic, lime juice, tobasco and chicken in a resealable bag or air tight container to marinate overnight or at least 4 hours.

Combine flour, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and baking powder in a bag or large mixing bowl. Dredge the chicken pieces and allow to rest for at least 20 minutes (ideally, one hour in the refrigerator), on a wire rack and baking sheet.

Gently heat oil to 350° F. Depending on the size of your chicken, fry for about 4-6 minutes per side, until the crust is golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 190°F (thigh meat). Drain on several layers of paper towels and allow to rest approximately 7 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Deep Fried
Crispy fried chicken is a favorite with all. Check out this video that shares a unique fried chicken recipe that uses buttermilk. The video is presented in an interesting manner and offers great tips too. Pamper your guests with this appetizing fried chicken and enjoy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 502 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.7%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140 mg46.7%

Sodium 3938.7 mg164.1%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 55 g110.3%

Vitamin A 16.1% Vitamin C 20.7%

Calcium 32.4% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Jalapeno Buttermilk Hot Fried Chicken Recipe Video