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11 Herbs And Spices Fried Chicken

from the video 12 Comfort Foods To Suit Every Mood ▶︎

by Ellie Holland


for 8 servings

  • 400 mL (1 ¾ cups) buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 L (8 ½ cups) vegetable oil

Herbs and Spices Mix

  • 250 g (2 cups) flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon powdered ginger
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper


  1. Beat the eggs into the buttermilk.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the buttermilk mixture and chill for an hour.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix the flour with all the herbs and spices.
  4. Coat the soaked chicken pieces in the herbed flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  5. Heat oil in a large sauce pan to 325˚F(170°C), then turn to low heat.
  6. Fry the chicken in batches for 15 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the skins turn golden brown.
  7. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  8. Enjoy!
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