Lee’S Famous Recipe Chicken Middlesboro Menu


Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is loved by many. This recipe brings the authentic taste of Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken right to your kitchen. With a crispy and golden exterior and tender and juicy meat, this dish is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 8 pieces of chicken (legs and thighs)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon 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, making sure to press the flour onto the chicken to create a thick coating.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  4. Carefully place the coated chicken pieces into the hot oil, skin side down.
  5. Cook the chicken for about 15 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the chicken is golden brown and crispy.
  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 the delicious and crispy Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken!