Uncle Lou’S Fried Chicken Recipe


Uncle Lou's Fried Chicken is a mouthwatering dish that will leave you craving for more. This recipe combines a crispy and flavorful coating with tender and juicy chicken. It's the perfect comfort food that will satisfy your fried chicken cravings. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to make this delicious dish!

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes


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


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Dip each chicken leg into the buttermilk, allowing any excess to drip off.
  3. Coat the chicken legs in the flour mixture, pressing firmly to adhere the coating to the chicken.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  5. Carefully place the coated chicken legs into the hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  6. Fry the chicken legs for about 15 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Remove the chicken legs from the oil and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy the crispy and flavorful Uncle Lou's Fried Chicken!