Famous Fried Chicken Recipe

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This fried chicken tastes even better cold the next day. But with such a flavor, there are never any matter how much I make!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk baking mix
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  1. In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine dry ingredients. In a shallow bow, beat egg and milk. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then dredge or shake in flour mixture.
  2. In a deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken, several pieces at a time, until browned on all sides, about 4 minutes.
  3. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Famous Fried Chicken in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p35

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 246791
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2016

"Very tasty! Crispy like fried chicken but more tender and less greasy ! I will definitely make this on a regular basis!"

wosesmom User ID: 6914994 18055
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2013

"Very good and easy to make. I used buttermilk instead of the milk."

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