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A question about a recipe: Classic Southern Buttermilk Bathed Fried Chicken

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I have a question about the recipe "Classic Southern Buttermilk Bathed Fried Chicken" from Chef James. My chicken has been sitting in the buttermilk since last night. Can I let it brine until tomorrow evening? Change of plans and I won't be able to fry it up tonight? Please help.

asked by Franca over 1 year ago
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HalfPint

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added over 1 year ago

I would not brine chicken any longer than 24 hours or the meat will turn to mush. If you can't cook the chicken tonight, I would take it out of the buttermilk, wipe off any excess, and keep your chicken refrigerated until tomorrow evening when you can cook it.

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added over 1 year ago

Thank you very much.

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ChefJune

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added over 1 year ago

what HalfPint said. 48 hours or so is too long to marinate anything other than Sauerbraten. The meat will lose any semblance of texture.

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added over 1 year ago

Thank you. The last we want for dinner is mush.