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Southern Fried Chicken Legs Recipe Video
|Chicken leg||5 1⁄2 Pound|
|Buttermilk||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)|
|Louisiana hot sauce/Any hot sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Salt and pepper||To Taste|
|Egg||3 , beaten|
|Water||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Ground pepper||1 Teaspoon|
|Paprika||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Garlic powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Cooking oil||4 Cup (64 tbs) (for deep frying)|
Calories 1441 Calories from Fat 497
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56 g85.6%
Saturated Fat 11 g55.1%
Trans Fat 0.6 g
Cholesterol 657.5 mg
Sodium 1966.3 mg81.9%
Total Carbohydrates 75 g24.9%
Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%
Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 148 g295.5%
Vitamin A 204.7% Vitamin C 22.7%
Calcium 10.9% Iron 60.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. In a vessel, put butter milk, Louisiana hot sauce, salt and pepper, mix well. Add chicken legs, allow to marinade for 4-5 hours in refrigerator.
2. Cover a bowl with paper towels.
3. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, add 1 cup of marinade mixture, egg and water, and mix.
4. In a shallow dish, place all purpose flour, ground pepper, paprika, garlic powder and salt, combine well.
5. Dip each chicken leg first in the flour mixture, then in the egg batter and again into the flour to coat uniformly, arrange on a tray.
6. Heat oil to about 350F, fry the chicken leg until it turns deep brown, transfer to the bowl covered with paper towel.
7. Serve hot with salad and pickle.