Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Chill 1 hr Bake 400°F 55 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
  • 1 package (4-1/2 pounds) chicken pieces, breasts cut in half diagonally and skin removed
  • 5 cups corn flakes, coarsely crushed
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes (recipe follows)

Make It


1. In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mustard, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt, 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper and the hot sauce. Add chicken (save wings for another use) and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a baking rack with nonstick cooking spray and place inside rimmed baking sheet.

3. Stir together crushed corn flakes, bread crumbs, remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, the poultry seasoning, paprika and cayenne. Stir in oil until blended. Remove chicken from marinade and dip in crumb mixture, pressing to adhere.

4. Place chicken on rack and bake at 400 degrees F. for 55 minutes or until instant- read thermometer registers 160 degrees when inserted in thickest part of breast. Serve with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes. Makes 8 servings.

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes


  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

Make It

1. Place potatoes in a large pot; cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to pan. Add milk and sour cream. Mash to desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 535, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 167, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 56, sodium (mg): 963, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.