Onion Ring Batter

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. cornstarch
  • 1 c. flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c. cold water
  • 2 tbsp. oil

Directions:

  • Beat together all ingredients. Dip sliced onion rings in batter. Deep fry.

Crispy Fried Chicken

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Recipe by Debbie Adams

2 1/2 to 3 lbs. cut up frying chicken

SEASONED FLOUR

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. garlic salt or 1⁄2 tsp. garlic powder and 1 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. paprika

Combine all ingredients; set aside.

CRISPY BATTER

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. flat beer or water
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

Directions:

  • Combine flour and seasonings in bowl. Combine egg yolks and beer (or water). Add gradually to dry ingredients.
  • Heat oil in deep fryer to 365 degrees.
  • Moisten chicken pieces.
  • Dip in seasoned flour, then batter, then back in seasoned flour.
  • Fry in hot oil 15 to 18 minutes until well browned. Drain on paper.

Batter Franks

Oil for deep frying
1 c. Bisquick
2 tbsp. cornmeal
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
Cayenne to taste
1 egg
1/2 c. milk
1 pkg. hot dogs
Wooden skewer sticks
Directions:
Heat oil to 375 degrees. Mix the ingredients. Dip hotdogs into batter 1-2 at a time. Cook until golden brown (2-3 minutes). Drain on a paper towels on a cookie sheet. Put a skewer into each hot dog and enjoy. Serve with mustard. Note: Kids love these.

Chicken Fried in Batter

1 (2-3 lbs.) chicken

1 cup milk

1 egg

1 tsp. baking powder

1 cup flour

1 tsp. salt

1.2 tsp. pepper

1.2 tsp. paprika

Directions:

Beat egg and add milk. Add dry ingredients and beat until smooth. Dip pieces in batter and fry at 350°-375° in deep oil for 15 minutes. Thicker pieces, fry for 20 minutes.

Note: May use batter recipe for fish