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  • Summary

    Brining the chicken in buttermilk and seasoning overnight is the key to this moist, succulent dish.

    Ingredients

    • 6 cups nonfat buttermilk
    • 1/4 cup plus 5 teaspoons coarse salt
    • 1/3 cup hot sauce, such as Tabasco (optional)
    • 2 chickens (2 to 3 pounds each), each cut into 10 pieces for frying
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
    • 2 tablespoons baking powder
    • 2 pounds vegetable shortening
    • 6 tablespoons bacon drippings, (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1367 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 124 g 190.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 32 g 160.97%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 13 mg 4.31%
    • Sodium: 1870 mg 77.9%
    • Calcium: 310 mg 31%
    • Potassium: 63 mg 1.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 47 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.97%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.51%
    • Vitamin C 3.05%
    • Vitamin D 2.44%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat25
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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