Fried Chicken - Crispy

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is my favorite Fried Chicken. Crispy on the outside, tender juicy on the inside. It's not a heavy coating. It doesn't take long to cook when using thin boneless chicken breasts or cut into tenders. Yum! This was supper at my house. Enjoy!!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

4
(6oz) boneless,skinless chicken breasts - make sure all are about the same thickness; if not pound out so that they all cook roughly the same amount of time.
1/3 c
flour
1/3 c
cornmeal, i use yellow
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
paprika
3/4 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 Tbsp
water
1 large
egg, beaten

CRISCO VEGETABLE OIL FOR FRYING

Step-By-Step

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1Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towel.

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2Combine corn meal, flour, salt, paprika, onion powder and pepper in a shallow dish; mix well.

Combine egg and water in another shallow dish.

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3Dip the chicken in the egg mixture.

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4Now coat with the cornmeal mixture.

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5Pour enough oil to meausre about a 1/4 inch in a heavy skillet, I use a cast iron skillet. You could also use an electric skillet.

Heat oil to 365ºF in electric skillet or on medium heat in large heavy skillet.

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6Now fry the chicken 5 to 8 minutes on each side, until well-browned and internal temperature reaches 165ºF.

Drain on paper towels and serve, or if not finished cooking all of the chicken; place the cooked chicken on a bakers rack, and place inside a 200 degree oven to keep warm.

Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #crispy, #Fried