Cracker Barrel Sunday Chicken
Bring some country comfort to your home with this copycat Cracker Barrel recipe!
- Updated March 20, 2023
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If you love eating at Cracker Barrel, then this buttermilk fried chicken recipe will soon become one of your favorite recipes to make for special Sunday dinners.
You will especially love that you won't have to go out to a restaurant in order to have tasty fried chicken. This copycat recipe for Cracker Barrel Sunday Chicken is made by dredging chicken breasts in buttermilk and seasoned flour and then frying it until it is perfectly golden brown and crispy.
If you have a lot of buttermilk left in the carton, don't be afraid to make some flaky buttermilk biscuits to accompany this delicious chicken. This easy Southern recipe really can't be beat. Cracker Barrel Sunday Chicken is sure to become your favorite Southern cooking recipe.
Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time10 min
Video: How to Dredge Chicken
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History of Cracker Barrel
While it may seem like there’s a Cracker Barrel restaurant location off of every highway in the country, this chain restaurant had to start small somewhere.
The first Cracker Barrel was established in 1969 by Dan Evins in Lebanon, Tennessee. Evins was a sales representative for Shell Oil and hoped that opening a traditional country restaurant would increase gas sales. He designed the restaurant after the old country stores he remembered from his childhood, the name coming from playing chess off of barrels and the fact that country stores usually sold crackers.
The restaurant was meant to target travelers seeking a delicious home-cooked meal, which explains why their locations are off interstate exits and close to hotels. As Cracker Barrel success grew, the restaurant became a corporate chain establishing new locations all across the country. The restaurant is also one of the leads in billboard advertisements, which you may have seen a few if you’re a road trip type of person.
No matter where you are, a good home-cooked meal is never far away, especially with delicious copycat recipes like this one!
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Jul 21, 2015
This recipe looks super easy, but I wonder how good it is if there aren't many seasonings in it...
teapotsteaspoons 6 805264
Sep 11, 2016
The butter milk and SP is all u need. That is where your flavors come from.
Jul 14, 2015
I've never tried the chicken at Cracker Barrel, but this is something I would definitely love to make for dinner!
Jun 30, 2015
Fried chicken is such a delicious treat, and everyone always loves it. This would be great for a potluck!
beverlymorris48 23 42343
May 29, 2015
This chicken looks better than Cracker Barrel's because they tend to over cook their Sunday special until it looks almost burnt!
Jul 02, 2015
Yeah! It'll be good to be able to control it for myself. I'm looking forward to trying it.
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