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Beer-Battered Yogurt Fried Chicken

Crispy and flavorful chicken drumsticks, soaked in a yogurt-mixture and coated with a crisp beer-batter.
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Prep Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 428 kcal


For the Yogurt Mixture

  • 3 cups plain yogurt
  • salt , to taste
  • freshly ground peppercorns , to taste (add at least 1/2 tablespoon)
  • 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 10 chicken drumsticks

For the Beer Batter

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons onion salt
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground peppercorns
  • 1 bottle (12-ounces) beer
  • Vegetable oil , for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, salt, ground peppercorns, and cayenne.
  2. Add the chicken and let stand on counter for 4 hours.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, onion salt, garlic powder, cayenne, ground peppercorns.
  4. Whisk in the beer until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a large and deep pot or skillet; you should have enough oil to cover the chicken half way up.
  6. Cover a serving plate with paper towels and set aside.
  7. Pull the chicken out of the yogurt mixture and pat dry with paper towels.
  8. Place the chicken in beer-batter and coat; drain of any excess and add to hot oil.
  9. Fry the chicken in batches, turning once, until golden; about 20 minutes.
  10. Place the fried chicken on prepared serving plate; let stand for a few minutes.
  11. Serve
Nutrition Facts
Beer-Battered Yogurt Fried Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 1356mg57%
Potassium 687mg20%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 770IU15%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.