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Fried Buttermilk Chicken Burgers

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My take on a KFC chicken burger. My kids love it and will not even consider the beef, so I make these Fried Buttermilk Chicken Burgers often.

Toppings for Chicken Burgers

  • Guacamole.
  • Onion.
  • Lettuce.
  • Tomato.
  • Cheese.
  • Pickle.

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Fried Buttermilk Chicken Burgers

Fried Buttermilk Chicken Burgers

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Rochelle’s take on a KFC chicken burger. Her kids love it and will
not even consider the beef, so she prepares these Fried Buttermilk Chicken Burgers often.

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Resting Time: 60 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Yield: 46 depending on the number of chicken pieces used 1x
  • Category: Everyday Cooking


Units Scale
  • 46 Chicken Breast/Thighs
  • Buttermilk (enough to submerge the chicken in)
  • 12 cup Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Mixed Herbs
  • 2 Teaspoons Onion Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the chicken and pat dry.
  2. Place chicken in a Ziploc bag and pour over enough buttermilk to cover the pieces.
  3. Refrigerate for about an hour.
  4. Season flour with the spices.
  5. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk then toss in spiced flour.
  6. Fry in deep oil till fully cooked and golden.
  7. Drain and set aside. Enjoy!!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 429
  • Sugar: 2
  • Sodium: 258
  • Fat: 8
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 37
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 49
  • Cholesterol: 131

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