Saturday, October 11, 2014

Frying Chicken Recipes

2 lbs cut-up chicken

Seasoning Raw Chicken

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 1/4 teaspoons black pepper

Dipping mixture

2 eggs beaten

1/3 cup water

1 cup hot sauce

( adding salt and pepper and dipping mixture together could set in refrigerator over night).

Dredging mixture

2 cups self-rising flour

1 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt


Heat cooking oil in a large deep pot to 350°F making sure the chicken is cover with oil.( the secret of fried chicken don't turn it over).

For dipping mixture: in a medium-sized bowl, beat the eggs with the water.

Add hot sauce and whisk together well.

Pour this mixture into a large plastic zip-top bag and let stand for 1 hour.

For seasoning mixture: In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon salt, 1 1/4 teaspoon black pepper  

For dredging mixture: In a another bowl, mix flour, and 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper

Rinse and pat dry chicken pieces with a paper towel.

generously Sprinkle chicken on both sides with seasoning.

Drop a few chicken pieces of chicken into bag of sauce mixture and squish around to coat thoroughly.

One piece at a time, roll chicken in flour mixture and drop into hot oil.

Don't crowd chicken pieces

Fry chicken until brown and crisp.

Drain on paper toweling.

Dark meat will take about 14 minutes, white meat about 10 minutes.

Remember smaller pieces cook faster than the larger ones.

You can check if it done by piercing to the bone in the thickest part with a fork.

If the juices run clear, it is done.