Watermelon Fried Chicken Recipe


Watermelon fried chicken is a unique and delicious twist on the classic fried chicken recipe. The combination of juicy watermelon and crispy chicken creates a mouthwatering dish that is perfect for summer gatherings or any time you want to impress your guests. The prep time for this recipe is 20 minutes and the cook time is 30 minutes.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup watermelon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk and watermelon juice.
  3. Dip each chicken breast into the buttermilk mixture, then coat it with the flour mixture. Repeat this step for a thicker crust.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Carefully place the coated chicken breasts into the hot oil and fry for about 6-8 minutes on each side, or until 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 the watermelon fried chicken hot and enjoy!