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Buttermilk Roast Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Misty Waits

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c buttermilk
5 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
1 T table salt
1 T sugar
1 t paprika, plus extra for sprinkling
black pepper
2 - 3 lbs chicken parts, i like using all legs
olive oil
sea salt

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk buttermilk with garlic, table salt, sugar, paprika, and black pepper to taste in a bowl. Place chicken parts in a gallon freezer bag or a lidded container and pour buttermilk brine over them. Swish around so that all parts are covered. Refrigerate for at least 2 but preferably 24 hours.
When ready to roast, preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking dish with foil. Remove chicken from buttermilk brine and arrange in dish. Drizzle lightly with olive oil, then sprinkle with additional paprika and sea salt to taste. Roast for 30 minutes for legs and approximately 35-40 for breasts, until brown. Serve immediately.

 

 

 

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