Oven Roasted Fried Chicken (in buttermilk)

A delicious recipe for good-old fried chicken!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Meats
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Soaking Time 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 whole chicken cut up in frying parts
  • 3 cups buttermilk or 1/2 ltr.
  • 6 cups flour for frying
  • 2 tbs paprika
  • 2 tbs rosemary
  • 1-2 tbs salt
  • 2 turns fresh ground pepper
  • 1 ltr hi-temperature oil for frying


  • Take your whole chicken and cut it up into frying pieces (wings, lets, breasts, thighs)
  • In a large bowl, pour the buttermilk over the pieces, mix it up ensuring all the pieces are covered in buttermilk.  Let sit for 8 hours in the fridge.
  • when the 8 hours has past, prepare the flour mixture with the spices and salt
  • carefully dip each peace of chicken into the flour mix.  coat well. 
  • fry each piece, or as many as you can put into your skillet with out them touching one another.  Fry until golden, about  6 minutes total.
  • assemble fried pieces onto a lined baking dish, and put in the oven for about 30 min @ 180 Celsius .
  • serve when the time is up.