Fried Chicken

Ingredients

·       4 cups all-purpose flour, divided

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 -1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (depending on your heat preferences)

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

·       2 tablespoons garlic salt

·       1 tablespoon paprika

·       3 teaspoons pepper, divided

·       2 large eggs

·       1-1/2 cups water

·       1 teaspoon salt

·       1 broiler/fryer chickens (3 to 4 pounds each), cut up

·       Canola oil for frying

Directions

Before you start let meat rest for 30 minutes, if you fry straight out of the refrigerator the oil temperature will drop once the cold chicken is added.

In a large re-sealable plastic bag, combine 2 cups flour, garlic salt, paprika, 2 teaspoons pepper. In a bowl, beat eggs and water; add salt and the remaining flour and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in the bag, a couple of pieces at a time. Seal bag and shake to coat.

·ln a deep heavy bottomed pan or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken, 3 pieces at a time, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels.the oil’s temperature using a fryer or candy thermometer.

When the chicken has finished cooking, transfer let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s