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.

Crispy Fried Chicken

Recipe by Debbie Adams

Ingredients:

1 cup yellow cornmeal

2 tsp. salt

1/4 – 1/2  tsp. garlic powder

1 tbsp. water

1 egg, beaten

1 (2 1⁄2 t 3 lb. fryer, cut up

Crisco of Canola Oil

Directions:

Combine dry ingredients in a plastic bag. In a bowl combine water and beaten egg. Dip chicken in egg mixture and then in bag of cornmeal mixture. Put in skillet, skin side up. Pan fry about 40 to 45 minutes or until tender and golden brown.