Try this Southern Fried RITZ Cracker Chicken to satisfy your Southern heart! This RITZ cracker chicken will hit the spot for broiler-fryer chicken.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
3 cups buttermilk
1 broiler-fryer chicken (2-1/2 lb.), cut up
25 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
2/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 cups oil
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Let's Make It
Pour buttermilk over chicken in shallow dish; cover and refrigerate 1 hour to marinate. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
Add chicken to combined cracker crumbs, flour and red pepper in shallow dish, turning to evenly coat all sides.
Heat oil in large saucepan to 350°F. Add half the chicken; cook 15 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove from oil; drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining chicken.
You'll know it is a special occasion when this Southern Fried Chicken is on the menu!
Use Your Oven
Omit oil. Marinate and coat chicken as directed. Place in foil-lined 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Drizzle evenly with 1/4 cup melted butter. Bake at 375°F for 40 to 50 min. or until chicken is done (165°F).
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.