3 Angels Diner Fried Chicken Recipe


The 3 Angels Diner Fried Chicken is a classic dish that is loved by many. It is known for its crispy and flavorful coating, paired with tender and juicy chicken. This recipe will guide you through the process of making this delicious dish.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 4 chicken legs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.
  2. Dip each chicken leg into the buttermilk, then coat it with the flour mixture. Make sure to press the flour mixture onto the chicken to ensure a crispy coating.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. The oil should be about 1 inch deep.
  4. Carefully place the coated chicken legs into the hot oil. Fry them for about 15 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through. Make sure to maintain a consistent temperature of around 350°F (175°C) throughout the frying process.
  5. Once cooked, remove the chicken legs from the oil and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  6. Serve the 3 Angels Diner Fried Chicken hot and enjoy!