VIDEO RECIPE: Peanut Butter Fried Chicken

VIDEO RECIPE: Peanut Butter Fried Chicken

Peanut butter is comfort food on its own, so when it’s combined with family favorites like fried chicken, the scrumptious result is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face! Our sweet and spicy peanutty marinade ensures that each piece of juicy chicken is packed with flavor!

  • Yield:6-8 Servings
  • Prep Time:2 Hours and 5 Minutes (Includes 2 Hours Marinating Time)
  • Cook Time:45 Minutes
  • Total Time:2 Hours and 50 Minutes


1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces  

1 cup buttermilk 

1 large egg 

1/2 cup Mighty Maple peanut butter 

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 

1 (48-ounce) bottle vegetable oil  

2 cups all-purpose flour 


  1. Cut chicken breasts in half, making 10 pieces of chicken total. In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg, peanut butter, nutmeg and cayenne; season generously with salt and pepper. Toss chicken in marinade; cover with plastic and refrigerate at least 2 hours, tossing twice.

  2. Add oil to a heavy-bottomed pot to reach 2 inches; heat oil over medium to reach 350°F. Remove chicken from marinade, allowing excess to drip off; dredge chicken in flour seasoned with salt. Carefully add chicken to hot oil; fry until golden brown and chicken is cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes per batch. Transfer chicken to paper towels to drain; season with salt. 

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