Bojangles Fried Chicken Recipe


Bojangles fried chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is sure to satisfy your cravings. With its crispy exterior and juicy interior, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser. The secret to its mouthwatering taste lies in the blend of spices used in the marinade. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to make some finger-licking good fried chicken!

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 8 pieces of chicken (legs, thighs, or a combination)
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade, ensuring they are fully coated. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight for best results.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade, allowing any excess buttermilk to drip off.
  5. Dredge each chicken piece in the flour mixture, pressing firmly to ensure a good coating.
  6. In a large skillet or deep fryer, heat vegetable oil to 350°F (175°C).
  7. Carefully place the chicken pieces in the hot oil, being cautious not to overcrowd the pan. Fry for about 12-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken from the