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Gordon Ramsay Fried Chicken

Gordon Ramsay buttermilk fried chicken recipe is coated in seasoned flour and fried, but to tenderize the chicken Gordon simply marinates it in buttermilk. Buttermilk also gives the chicken a lovely tangy flavor, I don’t know what KFC puts in the blend of their secret spices of herbs of seasoning

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Gordon Ramsay buttermilk southern fried chicken recipe is coated in seasoned flour and fried, but to tenderize the chicken Gordon simply marinates it in buttermilk. Buttermilk also gives the chicken a delightful tangy flavor.

How to Make Gordon Ramsay Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I don’t know what KFC puts in the blend of their secret spices of herbs of seasoning, but Ramsay uses smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and garlic. I can tell you, it’s going to knock the socks off the colonel version of fried chicken!

Step 1. Put the chicken in a med-size bowl, then add the buttermilk with a good pinch of salt and combine well. Wrap the bowl with cling film and refrigerate overnight, or if using rite away no less than 30 minutes. remove from refrigerating let stand till back to room temperature before frying.

Step 2. Once able to deep fry, pour oil into a heavy-based sauté pan or hob-proof dutch-oven or casserole dish. Now place on the med flame until the oil reaches 340°F or you can test if the oil is ready by dropping a cube of bread into the oil let it sizzle and turn brown in 30 seconds.

Step 3. Add the flour on a plate and combine it with the spices and a pinch of salt and pepper. Transfer the chicken Thigh and Legs from the buttermilk., remove any excess buttermilk by shaking, then coat with the flour, be sure that all sides are coated.

Step 4. Fry the chicken in a single layer batch, turning over continually for 25-30 minutes, until you reach evenly golden on all sides. after the finish, frying removes excess oil by placing the chicken on to kitchen paper and serve warm.

How to Make Sweet Pickled Celery

This fast and simple sweet pickle celery recipe helps to cut through the abundance of the Buttermilk-fried Chicken or you can serve with any cold meats and cheeses platters. If you want the celery to hold its crunchy texture so don’t overcook it. Leaving it sitting to marinate in the sweet and sour liquid means it will still take on lots of characteristics. If you desired, you could add different vegs like carrot sticks and or sliced radishes to make it more extraordinary.

Step 1. Divide the celery stalk and cut each diagonally into slices sticks about 1/2 in. thick. Placed aside in a large size bowl.

Step 2. Put a small 4 qtr saucepan over medium-high heat and combine all the remaining components, with a 1/4 cup water and a pinch of salt. Get water boil, then decrease the heat to simmer and mix until the sugar and salt have melted. Taste and balance the spice as needed. You want a good balance amid sour and sweet. After allowing liquid to cool until warm.

Step 3. Now pour the pickling liquid over the celery sticks and leave to cool thoroughly before eating. If stored in a pasteurized sealed jar and put in the fridge, the pickle will last for up to a month.


Gordon Ramsay Fried Chicken

4 from 30 votes
Course: MainCuisine: American
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes

Ramsay uses smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and garlic. I can tell you, it’s going to knock the socks off the colonel version of fried chicken!

Ingredients

  • For Fried Chicken
  • 4 pc. Chicken thighs

  • 4 pc. Chicken drumsticks

  • 2 ¼ C. Buttermilk

  • 3 C. Soy or Corn oil for frying

  • 2 3/8 Plain flour

  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika

  • ½ tsp. garlic powder

  • 2 tsp. cayenne pepper

  • Sea salt taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • For Pickled Celery
  • ½ head of celery trimmed

  • 3.5 oz. White sugar

  • 3.5 oz. White wine vinegar

  • 5 Garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds

  • 6 Black peppercorns

  • Sea salt to Taste

Directions

  • For Fried Chicken
  • Put the chicken in a med-size bowl, then add the buttermilk with a good pinch of salt and combine well. Wrap the bowl with cling film and refrigerate overnight, or if using rite away no less than 30 minutes. remove from refrigerating let stand till back to room temperature before frying.
  • Once able to deep fry, pour oil into a heavy-based sauté pan or hob-proof dutch-oven or casserole dish. Now place on med flame until the oil reaches 340°F or you can test if the oil is ready by dropping a cube of bread into the oil let it sizzle and turn brown in 30 seconds.
  • Add the flour on a plate and combine it with the spices and a pinch of salt and pepper. Transfer the chicken Thigh and Legs from the buttermilk., remove any excess buttermilk by shaking, then coat with the flour, be sure that all sides are coated.
  • Fry the chicken in a single layer batches, turning over continually for 25-30 minutes, until you reach evenly golden on all sides. after finish frying remove excess oil by placing the chicken on to kitchen paper and serve warm.
  • For Pickled Celery
  • Divide the celery stalk and cut each diagonally into slices sticks about 1/2 in. thick. Placed aside in a large size bowl.
  • Put a small 4 qtr. saucepan over medium-high heat and combine all the remaining components, with a 1/4 cup water and a pinch of salt. Get water boil, then decrease the heat to simmer and mix until the sugar and salt have melted. Taste and balance the spice as needed. You want a good balance amid sour and sweet. After allowing liquid to cool until warm.
  • Now pour the pickling liquid over the celery sticks and leave to cool thoroughly before eating. If stored in a pasteurized sealed jar and put in the fridge, the pickle will last for up to a month.

Recipe Video

Notes

  • Adapted from Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen

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