Buttermilk chicken is lightly pan fried chicken topped with an amazing sweet tomato relish that takes this dish to a whole new level.
Chicken is a go to dinner at our house and we have lots of family favorites. This Sticky Coconut Chicken is one we have made for years. Sesame Chicken is another favorite at our house and this Huli Huli Chicken is always on repeat.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
I am not a fan of fried chicken, or at rather not a fan of making fried chicken. It just seems like a lot of work and messy.
This Buttermilk chicken is an easy version of fried chicken and not as messy. It is lightly breaded and then pan fried in just a little oil. Not only is it lighter, it is healthier.
You can serve it all on its own, but let me tell you – it is AMAZING when served with tomato relish. The relish takes it to a whole new level. Promise you will serve it with tomato relish!!
How to Make Buttermilk Chicken
Lightly bread the chicken with some seasoned flour.
Pan fry them in a combination of olive oil and vegetable oil.
Cook until the chicken is cooked through and serve with sweet tomato relish.
This chicken is now ready to enjoy. My favorite way to serve it is with tomato relish. My husband rated the tomato relish a 14 out of 10. It is so good you want to serve it on everything.
How to Make Tomato Relish
- The relish is a combination of cherry tomatoes, sweet onion, olive oil, sugar and a little seasoning.
- Slice up your onion and cut your cherry tomatoes in half and put them in a pan with a little olive oil.
- Add in some white sugar, brown sugar and a little dried thyme and let it simmer and thicken for about 10 minutes or so. Use the back of your spoon to smash the tomatoes up a bit.
- After it has thickens it is ready to eat – by the spoon full or served on just about anything including buttermilk chicken.
Tomato Relish is the perfect way to use up an abundance of cherry tomatoes. It is so delicious I love to eat it all on it own!
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Buttermilk Chicken Recipe
Originally posted May 25, 2012
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