Buttermilk "Fried" Chicken

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Lunch, Dinner Poultry Under 15 min 4


Buttermilk "Fried" Chicken


Enjoy the classic Southern taste of buttermilk fried chicken with this simple recipe!


  • 2 lbs. (6 pieces) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Egg Beaters® 100% Egg Whites
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. Wesson® Pure Canola Oil, divided
  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray


Preheat oven to 400F. Pound chicken with meat mallet to even thickness.

Whisk buttermilk and Egg Beaters® together in a shallow dish. Combine flour, cornmeal, black pepper, red pepper, paprika and salt in a separate shallow dish; mix well.

Dip chicken in buttermilk mixture then dredge in flour mixture. Cook chicken in two batches. For each batch, heat 2 tablespoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3 chicken breasts to skillet, cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer chicken to baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; bake 8-10 minutes or until done.

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