Keto Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

Atkins Keto Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 1 1/2 cup Buttermilk (Reduced Fat, Cultured)
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 48 oz Chicken Leg
  • 1 cup Whole Grain Soy Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 0 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 0 1/2 cup Canola Vegetable Oil


  1. In a large bowl, mix buttermilk and lemon juice. Add chicken, cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (can marinate overnight).
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Drain chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Combine soy flour, salt and pepper in a plastic bag. In two batches, add chicken and shake to coat. Place chicken on wire rack and let dry 15 minutes.
  4. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and fry chicken in batches 4 to 5 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  5. Place chicken on baking sheet and bake 25 to 30 minutes minutes, until chicken is cooked through.

Cooking Tip

Pat chicken dry before combining with the buttermilk mixture so that it sits in the marinade alone.