Lee’S Famous Recipe Chicken Jamestown Menu


Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken is a beloved dish in Jamestown. This crispy and flavorful chicken is a crowd-pleaser that will leave you wanting more. With a perfect blend of spices and a crispy coating, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings. The prep time for this recipe is 15 minutes and the cook time is 30 minutes.


  • 8 pieces of chicken (legs and thighs)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, dried basil, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Dip each piece of chicken into the buttermilk, then coat it in the flour mixture, pressing firmly to adhere the coating to the chicken.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or deep fryer to 350°F (175°C).
  4. Carefully place the coated chicken pieces into the hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the skillet or fryer.
  5. Fry the chicken for about 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until it is golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Remove the chicken from the oil and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!